MCKEESPORT, Pa. - A 17-year-old boy was found shot to death in McKeesport on Sunday afternoon.
Police said around 1:45 p.m., a person who was walking down Walnut Street flagged down a McKeesport police officer who was in a marked car.
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The person told police there was a body along Tube Works Alley.
Police said they found 17-year-old Ciquann Dudley Jr. He had been shot several times and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Dudley was a student at McKeesport High School. The district released a statement Monday:
We are deeply saddened by the news of another senseless tragedy that took place in our community, yesterday. The victim is an active juvenile, who attended our High School. Our District takes the safety and security of our students as its number one priority and, too, feel helpless when there are circumstances like this, outside of our control. We extend our sympathies to the family of this student and will be here throughout the summer if anyone needs support.
According to police, they are still looking into why Dudley was in the alley and what the motive for the shooting could have been.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County police tip line at 1-833-255-8477.
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