1 injured in Homestead shooting

HOMESTEAD, Pa. — One person was injured in a shooting in Homestead Saturday evening.

Police said dispatchers received several calls for a shooting in the area of East 14th and 15th streets around 8 p.m.

A short time later, a 37-year-old man who was shot in the back showed up at Mercy Hospital. He is in critical condition.

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After investigating, police learned the victim was shot on East Pine Way, which is between East 14th and 15th streets.

Police said the suspect in the shooting has been identified as a black male who was wearing a black hoodie with white stripes, blue jeans and back tennis shoes at the time.

Allegheny County homicide detectives are investigating.