• 15-year-old in critical condition following shooting in McKeesport

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    A 15-year-old is in critical condition after being shot in McKeesport on Thursday night. 

    Police said dispatchers were notified of a shooting around 7 p.m. in the area of Dinsmore and Pirl streets.

    When first responders arrived on scene, they said they found the boy with several gunshot several wounds.

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    The victim was transported to a local trauma center.

    Police said the boy was part of a group of teens in the area of 1300 Hamilton St. when an unknown person began shooting. 

    The motive remains unknown and police said they have not identified a suspect.

    Anyone with information concerning the incident is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477); callers can remain anonymous.  


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