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Police investigating fatal shooting on Mt. Washington


The Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit is investigating a fatal shooting of a man in a home in the 100 block of Southern Avenue in Mount Washington on January 19.

Police and Paramedic were sent to the scene at approximately 10:45 p.m. where they discover the man with at least two gunshot wounds to his lower extremities. He was taken to UPMC Mercy where he pronounced dead.

According to police, an argument in the home led to the shooting. The suspect fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a black man is in his late 20s, 5’8” with a thin build and a medium brown complexion. He was wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans, and a black or blue knit cap.


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