One Dead, One Wounded In McKeesport Shooting

Shots fired during fight between two groups

Paul Rasmussen
June 13, 2018 - 10:18 am

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - McKeesport Police and paramedics responded after getting 911 calls reporting shots fired around 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of Forbes Alley and Sumac Street.

They found two people were wounded and both were taken to a hospital. One victim was shot in the head and died a short time later. The other person had a leg wound and is listed in stable condition.  

Allegheny County Police say before the gunfire, two groups got into a fight. They say the person who was killed was involved in the altercation but the the surviving victim was just passing by.

Surveillance video shows what appears to be two black men fleeing the area after the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.

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