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Hill District Victim Names Alleged Shooter Before Dying

Joseph Boone died after being shot in the chest on Bentley Drive in the Hill District.  (Photo Crecit: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police)

Joseph Boone died after being shot in the chest on Bentley Drive in the Hill District. (Photo Crecit: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police)

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HILL DISTRICT (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a man in the Hill District.

The shooting happened just before 2 p.m. Monday in the 2100-block of Bentley Drive.

Investigators say two men chased the victim, 38-year-old Joseph Boone, of Penn Hills, stood over him and shot him in the chest. He was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital in critical condition.

Boone identified 27-year-old Kevin Morgan as one of the shooters before he died. Morgan has been charged with criminal homicide and criminal conspiracy.

Police arrested him during a traffic stop at Bentley and Kirkpatrick in the Hill District shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Pittsburgh homicide detectives ask anyone with information about the shooting to give them a call at 412-323-7161.

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