• 2 shot on North Side forcing school lockdown

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    PITTSBURGH - A school in Pittsburgh’s North Side was placed on lockdown Friday after a nearby shooting.
     
    Officials said at least one person was shot on Western Avenue around noon.
     
    “They said they were going to lunch, made a wrong turn and a guy came out of nowhere and just shot them,” said witness Anthony Grogno.
     
    Grogno was inside the Biomat USA on Western Avenue.
     
    “My wife was trying to donate when two guys came in and claimed they were shot,” he said.
     
    Channel 11 saw bullet holes in a car outside.
     
    Conroy Education Center was on lockdown until 1:20 p.m. while police investigated.
     
    About 80 students were at the school for a summer program at the time.
     
    The injured men were taken to the hospital.




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