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Man Dead, Suspect Wounded In Crafton Heights Shooting

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Duerryl Whitaker, Crafton Heights, Fatal Shooting, Woodlow Street

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CRAFTON HEIGHTS (KDKA) – Police are searching for a second suspect after a man was shot and killed Saturday evening in Crafton Heights.

The shooting happened in an apartment at a housing complex in the 900-block of Woodlow Street.

According to police, Duerryl Whitaker, 25, of Mount Oliver was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head.

According to investigators, two suspects were seen running from the scene. One of those suspects was wounded and is in custody, but he other remains on the loose.

“I understand that security heard shots fired in the area of one of the apartment buildings and observed two males running from the apartment building,” said Commander Thomas Stangrecki, of the Pittsburgh Police. “It was later discovered that there was a male who was shot in the face in one of the apartments and he unfortunately died at the scene. He was 25-years-old.”

Officials say that the suspect in custody was wounded in the leg. He is in the hospital under police guard.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Pittsburgh Homicide Squad at (412)-323-7161.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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