Shots fired at local home while children inside, 2 people on porch

Police investigating shootout at home while children slept inside

WILKINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Shots were fired at a home in Wilkins Township Wednesday night while two people were standing on the front porch and children were inside, police said.

It was about 10 p.m. when police were called to Greensburg Pike, where the people who were on the porch said they saw a dark-colored SUV pass by, then turn around and park at the curb. A man got out of the SUV, shouted something and began shooting, police were told.

Police said one of the people on the porch had a gun and returned fire before running into the house, where there was another adult and three children.

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No one was hurt, but the gunfire damaged the house and a parked vehicle.

Police have not determined a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-255-8477.

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