Woman shot on porch by masked man, marking third McKeesport shooting in week

Woman shot on porch by masked man, marking third McKeesport shooting in week

McKEESPORT, Pa. — A woman who was sitting on her home’s porch was shot several times by a masked man late Sunday night in McKeesport , police said.

The shooting was reported just after 10:30 p.m. on Evans Avenue.

Investigators said the shooter walked toward the home and fired onto the porch, where the 41-year-old woman was sitting with other people. A man who was at the home fired back at the shooter, who took off toward Beacon Avenue.

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The woman was shot in the back, arm and leg, police said. She was taken to a hospital, where she was listed to be in critical condition.

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

Sunday night’s shooting was the third in McKeesport in the last week. The previous two were deadly. One of them happened across from a bar on Fifth Avenue after a fight and the other happened outside an apartment building in the Crawford Village housing complex.

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