• Arrest made in Homewood shootout; two more suspects sought


    PITTSBURGH - Police arrested one suspect and are searching for two more after a triple shooting in Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood Thursday morning.

    Police arrested Daquan Smith and charged him with attempted criminal homicide in connection with the shooting at the intersection of Brushton and Frankstown avenues. 

    Investigators are still searching for Tariq Long, 27, and Candace Dionna Long, 31.

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    Photo: Tariq Long and Candace Long

    Tariq is facing several charges, including attempted criminal homicide and assault. Candace has been charged with tampering of physical evidence.

    Surveillance video showed Smith, Long and the two victims walking into Bett's Market, investigators said.   


    According to court documents, Smith told police he thought he was going to be robbed after one of the victims asked if he had any marijuana. 

    A fight broke out, and Smith told investigators he was shot by one of the victims.

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    Photo: Daquan Smith

    Surveillance video shows the two victims ran out of the market and Smith fired back and hit two men, investigators said. 

    Smith told investigators he ran, dropped the gun and then got a ride to West Penn Hospital, police said.

    Police said Long also fired a shot at the victim.

    Smith is in the Allegheny County jail.  Both victims remain in critical condition.


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