MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. — Allegheny County police are searching for a man accused of stabbing a 70-year-old man in McKees Rocks Wednesday night.
The man was walking on Wright Street around 10:15 p.m. when police said he was attacked and stabbed with a knife by another man who was following him.
The victim was able to stop the attack by pulling out a gun he was legally allowed to carry and firing a shot.
The man took off, and police are still searching for him.
The suspect is a light-skinned black man, 5’9″ to 5’10″ tall and in his early 20s.
Officers got a call for a shooting on Jane Street around 10:15 p.m., and that’s where police found the victim.
He was taken to the hospital where he is in serious condition.
Anyone with information should call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.