One person killed, another hurt by gunshots in Pittsburgh’s East Allegheny neighborhood

PITTSBURGH — A double shooting left one man dead early Wednesday morning in Pittsburgh’s East Allegheny neighborhood, police said.

Officers learned of the shooting around 1 a.m. from a ShotSpotter alert for Nash Street. While on their way to the area, they were notified that a shooting victim was on East Ohio Street.

When officers got to East Ohio Street, they found 22-year-old Rasaun Taylor with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead by paramedics, officials said.

Police were then alerted to a second victim on Cedar Avenue. He suffered a gunshot wound to the foot and was taken to a hospital in stable condition, officials said.

“Those kind of shootings, we hear about them every once in a while. It’s definitely concerning for us,” said Khalid Khan who lives nearby. “When I want to go to Giant Eagle, I have to think about it twice or three times. Normally when we walk to the Downtown or anywhere else, we walk around freely but when it comes to this area especially, normally I don’t walk. I take my car.”