Man dies at hospital after McKeesport shooting that also injured woman

Man dies at hospital after shooting in McKeesport

McKEESPORT, Pa. — A man died at a hospital after he was shot late Wednesday night in McKeesport.

Niko Dawson, 31, was shot on Soles Street just before 11:30 p.m., officials said. He suffered gunshot wounds to the torso and was taken to UPMC McKeesport Hospital, where he died just after 12 a.m. Thursday.

A 24-year-old woman was also hurt in the shooting. A bullet grazed her leg and she was treated at the scene, police said.

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Police had crime scene tape up and evidence markers on the ground as they processed the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.

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