3 people killed in overnight shooting knew each other, investigators say

3 people killed in overnight shooting knew each other, investigators say

WILKINSBURG, Pa. — Three people are dead after a shooting early Friday morning in Wilkinsburg.

Gunshots were heard about 1:30 a.m. on Coal Street by a police officer who was on routine patrol. A second round of shots was heard after that.

Two of the victims, a man and a woman, were found lying in the street outside a car near the intersection of Coal and Maple streets. Another man was found shot to death in a pickup truck down the street near Hunter Park.

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They all knew one another, according to investigators, who believe the man and woman were shot first before the suspect moved down the street and shot the third person.

The medical examiner identified the victims as Harold Hicks, 51, of Pittsburgh, Oliver Finley, 43, of Wilkinsburg, and Tara Joseph, 43, of Pitcairn.

Numerous shell casings could be seen on the street where investigators put down evidence markers.

The shooter is described as a black man who was wearing a light blue shirt and khaki pants.

A BOLO - or be on the lookout - has been issued for a royal blue Pontiac G6, which police said might be a witness’ car.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tip Line 1-833-ALL-TIPS.

3 people killed in overnight shooting knew each other, investigators say