PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh police have issued a warrant for a suspect in the shooting of two people who were in a car, which then crashed, early Wednesday morning in Pittsburgh’s Manchester neighborhood, authorities said.
Tramaine Solomen, 30, is wanted on two counts of attempted criminal homicide.
Police were called just after 3:30 a.m. to North Franklin Street, where a man and woman were found suffering from gunshot wounds, officials said. A ShotSpotter device detected the gunshots.
The woman, who identified Solomen as her boyfriend, was found behind a home with at least one gunshot wound to the torso, police said. The man was found inside a home with at least one gunshot wound to the leg.
The victims were taken to a Pittsburgh hospital. Police said the woman was listed in critical condition and the man in serious condition.
#BREAKING & confirmed by Pittsburgh Police: man and woman shot several times in their car. Shot spotter device detected the gun shots. Woman in critical. Man in serious. Stay with @WPXI. pic.twitter.com/6lP34b1S4a— Mike Holden (@WPXIMikeHolden) December 5, 2018
Investigators said the victims were in their car when another vehicle approached and someone inside fired at them.
The man who was shot tried to drive away, but he crashed into the back porch of a home, according to police.
Man & woman shot in Pittsburgh’s Manchester neighborhood. Police say they crashed their car into this back porch after they were shot at several times. New info on investigation & technology that alerted police & improved response times. Stay with @WPXI & WATCH @ 5! pic.twitter.com/RguO5DEq4W— Mike Holden (@WPXIMikeHolden) December 5, 2018
Additional warrants are out for Solomen, three of which are related to domestic incidents.
Police said Solomen is known to frequent Northview Heights, East Liberty and the Hill District.
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