Woman killed, 2 injured in Oakland shooting, police say

PITTSBURGH — A woman is dead and two people are in the hospital after a shooting in Oakland on Tuesday night, Pittsburgh police say.


The woman who was killed was identified as Tanika Paul, 29, by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office.

According to Allegheny County 911 dispatchers, the call for the shooting in the 2500 block of Allequippa Street, located near Carlow University, came in at 9:27 p.m.

Police said two women and one man were shot. One of the women was pronounced dead at the hospital. The other is in stable condition at last check.

The man who was shot is in critical condition. He drove himself to a hospital.

Pittsburgh police told Channel 11 it was not a random shooting. There was some sort of altercation that resulted in gunfire. Investigators spent part of the night interviewing witnesses at police headquarters.

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