• Man dies after being shot in Crafton Heights

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    PITTSBURGH - A shooting Thursday evening rocked a Pittsburgh neighborhood in which a lot of children play outside.

    Police swarmed Woodlow Street in Crafton Heights after the victim ran into a home in the 800 block of Woodlow Street for help after being shot in the leg.

    De'Von Dozier, 23, was transported to a hospital in very critical condition, where he died Friday morning.

    "I don’t know who it was. I don’t know what happened. I walked out my door and I seen this," said Beverly Cheatom, a nearby resident.


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    "The victim was actually inside one of the apartments," said Alicia George, a spokesperson for Pittsburgh Public Safety. "This is also a wooded area. We are truly combing this area right now."

    Police have not released the victim's name and are still working to figure out what led to the shooting.

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    "I’m very much concerned about the kids and the neighborhood in which I’m in," Cheatom said. 

    A community fun day is set for Saturday and will still happen as planned. City leaders are planning to be there.

    Anyone with information is asked to call police at 412-323-7800. 


     

     

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