Pittsburgh man killed, 2 others injured in downtown shooting

PITTSBURGH — A man was killed and two people were hospitalized after a shooting in Downtown Pittsburgh Thursday night.

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Officials have identified the man killed as Lonnie Latham III, 23, of Pittsburgh.

According to Allegheny County 911, the shooting happened on Smithfield Street near Sixth Avenue at around 10:38 p.m.

Pittsburgh police said an officer working at Mellon Square Park heard shots fired in the area and found two people down near Strawberry Way.

Latham was found with a gunshot wound to the chest. An officer gave CPR until medics took him to the hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead.

A woman who was found in the same location was shot in the lower extremities and taken to a hospital in stable condition. A third male was found nearby with a gunshot wound to the foot. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Two males were taken for questioning at headquarters.

The investigation is ongoing.

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