70-year-old man attacked, stabbed while walking down McKees Rocks street

70-year-old man attacked, stabbed while walking down McKees Rocks street
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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.

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The man took off, and police are still searching for him.

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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.

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