• Rumors of shooting at football game unfounded, West Mifflin police say

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    WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. - Rumors of a possible shooting at a Friday night football game have been determined to be unfounded, the West Mifflin Police department said.

    “There appears to have been a miscommunication relative to recent events in other districts and precautions needed in our own,” the department said in a Facebook post.

    Earlier in the day, the department said it was investigating the rumors and there would be a heavy police presence in the area throughout the night Friday.

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    While the rumors have been deemed unfounded, police said they are still planning a presence at the game.

    Anyone who hears or sees anything suspicious is asked to call 911, police dispatch at 412-461-3125 or reach out to a police officer immediately.


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