McKEESPORT, Pa. — A woman was found shot to death in a car that was parked in a lot across from a McKeesport bar early Thursday morning.
Police were called shortly after 1:30 a.m. to investigate the shooting on Fifth Avenue.
Before the shooting, there was a fight in the bar, according to authorities, and someone recorded that fight inside the Beer Barrel on their cell phone.
Law enforcement sources told Channel 11 the fight escalated in the parking lot, which led to the deadly shooting.
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Investigators said they aren’t sure why the victim, Ericka J. Stevens, 29 -- along with three other women and two men -- starting throwing punches and pulling hair.
However, everyone identified in that cell phone video is being questioned about the incident.
Police plan to use footage from at least four cameras pointed directly at the parking lot to put together the chain of events and identify the shooter.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.
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