3 victims identified in deadly Pittsburgh shooting on Halloween

Four people shot, two dead in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood

PITTSBURGH — A third person died after a shooting at an address on Beltzhoover Avenue in Pittsburgh’s Allentown neighborhood Saturday.

Pittsburgh Police said the three people killed were 24, 22 and 17. A fourth victim, who was also injured in the shooting, is 17.

Two people were dead at the scene, and one person was taken to the hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head. Police said the fourth victim was also transported from the scene in stable condition. with a gunshot wound to the face.

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The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office released the names of the three people who died as a result of the shooting: Joseph Hendricks, 17, Laffayette Gordon, 21, and Malik Allen, 24.

The shooting appears to have started in the street and moved into a house on Beltzhoover. The shooting is not believed to be part of a Halloween party or gathering of any kind, police said.

The block of Beltzhoover Avenue from E Warrington Avenue to Edgemont Street was shut down by investigators.

Here is a map showing the location of the incident:

The Violent Crime and Mobile Crime units responded to process the scene for evidence.

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