Fatal Swissvale Shooting Victim Identified

SWISSVALE (KDKA) – A man who was shot and killed in Swissvale Tuesday night has been identified.

According to police, 22-year-old Charles Wooding was shot in the hallway of an apartment building on Westmoreland Avenue.

When police arrived, they described the scene as “chaos,” because a crowd had gathered and a woman yelled, “hide the gun.”

Police found a semi-automatic weapon in the building, just yards from where Wooding fell.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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  • Karen McKee

    they are all crazy there killing off all the younger men. Teenagers, men under 30 what is going on in Pittsburgh and the suburbs. This is terrible, don’t we have enough to worry about with no jobs, no food, and trying to make it work. Stop all this crazy killing and put yourself out there for something better.

    • johnny69

      They are living off of (and preying upon) the working folks. The only way to stop the disease is to eliminate it…do that by taking able bodied people off of welfare. No mor government hand outs. I have to work, I have to obey the law, so should they.


    black on black crime has t stop!!!!!!!!

  • ........

    Hide the gun? That is truly sad! These young people just don’t get it!!!

  • j.k.p.

    ey before you decide to speak on a shooting, realize he has family out here who are grieving. That racist comment can be said online but not face to face. Grow up that racist card is childish now

  • Grieving Family Member

    Citizen X what type of citizen are you with your racist remarks!!!!!!!This is my little cousin you are talking about and believe you me that your tax dollars did not contribute NOTHING TO THIS SON!!!!!!!!!!!!! GROW-UP and get over it. My cousin did not deserve to die like this!!!!!!!!! I feel sorry for you and those others out thier like you and for the men that have done this you are no better than them! Charlie You are loved and will be missed sooooooo much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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