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Hill District Shooting Kills 1, Injures 1

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HILL DISTRICT (KDKA) – One person was killed and another was injured in an early Sunday morning shooting in the Hill District.

According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, a man and woman were shot in the 200-block of Lombard Street around 2:15 a.m.

Ronald Washington, 25, was fatally wounded and was pronounced dead at UPMC Mercy Hospital shortly before 6 a.m.

The woman has been identified as 20-year-old Chanel Hopkins. She was shot in both thighs and her left wrist, but is expected to survive.

The two victims were in the back of a car that stopped to talk to two black males. For reasons unknown, one of the males pulled out a gun and began shooting at the vehicle.

The driver fled the scene and drove to the hospital.

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

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