HOMESTEAD, Pa. - A gun shop owner in Homestead says he’s offering people who live and work in the area a discount because of a fatal shooting there Wednesday.
Police said Jaymon Brown, 21, was found shot to death at East 15th Avenue and Mifflin Street Wednesday morning.
As of Thursday, no suspects had been identified.
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Erik Lowry, who owns Pittsburgh Tactical Firearms, posted an ad on social media, offering a 5 percent discount one day after the fatal shooting.
Lowry told Channel 11 News that he is not having the sale to capitalize on the crime.
“This is where I live. This is where my kids live. OK? I want people to be safe. I want my neighbors to be safe. I want my community to be safe, and the way to do that is to protect yourself,” he said.
Lowry said he offered the same discount following a violent home invasion in Munhall last year.