Man killed, another man injured in shooting at Allegheny County bar

WEST ELIZABETH, Pa. — A man is dead after a double shooting at a bar in West Elizabeth.

The Allegheny County Police Department says 911 officials were first notified of a shooting at Beer Belly’s bar around 10:38 p.m.

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Upon arriving at the scene, first responders found two men shot.

Police say one of the men died on scene. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified him as Edward Gibson, 36.

The other man was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition.

Through their investigation, detectives learned the shooting happened in the bar’s parking lot and that the suspect ran afterward. According to a criminal complaint, a witness told police they saw both gunshot victims “escort” Snyder out a side door towards a patio and shots were fired soon after. The witness said no one else was on the patio at the time of the shooting.

Police identify the suspect as Jacob Snyder, 26. The complaint states he was arrested about a mile and a half away from the scene, at a Jefferson Hills Dollar General, and taken to the Allegheny County Jail.

Snyder faces several charges, including criminal homicide, attempted homicide and aggravated assault.

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