• 'It's like the wild, wild West End': Neighborhood terrorized by teens with paintball guns


    PITTSBURGH - “It’s like the wild, wild West End.”

    Neighbors in Sheraden are fed up, telling Channel 11 that teens with paintball guns are terrorizing their neighborhood, hitting homes and cars.

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    Video from a camera on a nearby home captured a paintball shootout.

    One woman's gray truck is in the middle of the video, caught right in between the two people shooting paintballs. It was hit several times.


    Channel 11's Amy Hudak drove up and down Zephyr Avenue and Hammond and Begman streets. Home after home was splattered with white and yellow paint. Many of the homes, some vacant and others not, had windows shot out or shattered.

    But for these neighbors, it's about more than their property; it's about their family's safety. The neighborhood is full of kids and pets, and that's why neighbors have gotten the police involved.

    As fed up as neighbors are, they said they also fear for the safety of the teens shooting the paintball guns, saying someone can mistake them for real guns.


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