• Victim identified, teen arrested in deadly Baldwin shooting

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    BALDWIN, Pa. - Police made an arrest in the shooting death of a Pittsburgh teen in Baldwin Tuesday night.

    Investigators arrested 16-year-old Nathan Lee in the shooting death of 17-year-old Nathan Assad.

    Police said paramedics responded to the intersection of Horning Road and Curry Road after someone called 911. 

    When they arrived, investigators found Assad shot in the head.  He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

    Investigators said Assad agreed to meet Lee earlier in the night and sell him a half-ounce of marijuana for $140. A witness told police when the two met up, Assad accused Lee of robbing him.


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    The two teens chased each other in their cars, and Lee fired three shots out of the car window, hitting Assad in the head, police said.

    Channel 11 spoke with a Baldwin High School student who knew both teens, and he said Lee lived with his grandparents.

    Detectives said they interviewed Lee at that house, where he claimed Assad tried to rob him. In self-defense, Lee told detectives, he fired a gun at the car Assad took off in.

    Lee is being charged as an adult and is currently in the Allegheny County Jail. 


     

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