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Police Seek Suspect In West Homestead Double Shooting

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WEST HOMESTEAD (KDKA) — Allegheny County police are looking for a suspect following a shooting Wednesday night in West Homestead that left two teenagers injured.

Officials say the 16-year-old and 17-year-old males were wounded around 9:30 p.m. in the 300-block of Walnut Street.

Police report that one was able to get to a nearby gas station where he called for help; the other went to a nearby home.

The teens were taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital for treatment. One was shot in the arm, and the other in the back. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

According to investigators, the victims may have been in a cab with the alleged shooter before the incident.

Also, police say witnesses reported hearing between five to seven shots ring out when the shooting happened.

Police describe the suspect as an African American male in his late teens or early 20s with some type of braided hair.

Anyone with information on the case is being urged to contact Allegheny County Police.

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