1 Killed In North Side Shooting

NORTH SIDE (KDKA) – Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed on Pittsburgh’s North Side Friday night.

According to police, the shooting happened at the Shamrock Bar in the 900-block of Western Avenue around 10:10 p.m.

The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Robert James.

James was shot three times in the torso and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests have been made and anyone with information is asked to call the Pittsburgh Homicide Unit at (412)-323-7161.

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  • tranceita norman

    do u know him my mother is his cousin and was trying to find her family if u know them could u contact the email ebonylthomas@yahoo.com

  • philicia

    omgeee.. g.i.p weebay. u will truely b missed. . . xoxoxo god bless his family

    • trancieta norman

      do u know his family my mother stays in cleveland ohio and is related to him and his father if u do can u send a message back or tell some one in the family to raply thank u

      • kristen greenwald

        i know his cousin

  • Concerned

    This Bar needs to shut down!! One problem after another the Pittsburgh Police Department and the city need to step in and lock the doors!!

    • Concered about your children!

      The Shamrock needs shut down? I would like to know what the shamrock has to do with this? Other than the fact that it happened there. You need to be shuttin down the parents of these young boys and girls runnin around the “hood” tryna be gangster. Instead of allowing them to run the streets be a parent and stop with the whole “my kid is 18 and grown they know the concequences” act. If you as thier parent arent there to guide them through life then the only place they feel they have is the streets. Don’t blame an establishment blame yourselves. Your children are killing each other and they think its OK. Most these kids have no clue what they are doin they are just “makin it”. Parents need sto get off they lazy bums and start knockin some sense into these kids. They are YOUR streets so clean them up and stop complaining!

    • Fed Up

      I agree with Concerned…That place needs to shut it’s doors for good! How come the other establishments on Western don’t have the problems that the Shamrock does? The management and owners have allowed the Shamrock to turn to $hit.!!

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  • Century

    I agree with concerned and fed up. The place has been a nuisane bar for ages. The politicians need to shut it down instead of complaiing about it.

  • Joe Malicko

    I agree. Western Avenue has no other problems. It is located in the nice historic neighborhood of Allegheny West. And the only problem is the shamrock bar, and something needs to be done about it.

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