Fatal Shooting Under Investigation In Aliquippa

ALIQUIPPA (KDKA) — Police in Aliquippa are investigating a fatal shooting.

Robert Melvin Hall, Jr., 18, was found shot in the parking lot of Valley Terrace Apartments shortly after midnight.

“They were dispatched to Valley Terrace A Building for a black male unresponsive,” Aliquippa Police Detective Don Couch said.

Hall was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Hall was in a car with two other teenagers – all seniors at Aliquippa High School. Hall was the only one shot.

Investigators believe Hall was shot on Franklin Avenue near the Post Office. The evidence suggests Hall was driven to the parking lot at Valley Terrace.

“There’s [an] apparent bullet hole in the backseat of the vehicle,” Couch said. “Hall’s body was positioned that it appeared he exited the backseat of the vehicle and was laying prone on the ground.”

Police are interviewing witnesses and say the investigation is ongoing. Police say Hall had an extensive juvenile record and that he was known by police.

  • NLK

    KDKAs new website is terrible, and so is the reporting. The old website was updated it seemed almost every ten minutes. This one is really bad. Look at the story above. Does anyone proofread anything?!

  • CJ

    I agree NLK. This is one of the worst cases of journalism that I have seen in a long time. Spelling errors, formatting errors. Get it together KDKA.

  • u dont say

    Terrible story made worse with terrible journalism/editing.

  • jasmine

    i cant believe steve, redrock100 and johnnykov ‘s comments. shame. may God bless you all.

  • will g

    facts and accurate reporting are not the business of the news. i would bet you that 90% of the stories that are reported are inaccurate. the only reason the news exist is to sell advertising space.

  • Demetrius Williams

    that was my friend..Rob R.I.P…that should of never happened to you…ima miss yu bruh…

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