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1 Killed In North Side Shooting

(Photo Credit: City Of Pittsburgh Bureau Of Police)

(Photo Credit: City Of Pittsburgh Bureau Of Police)

NORTH SIDE (KDKA) – Police are investigating after a man was killed in a North Side shooting Friday afternoon.

According to police, the shooting happened at an apartment in the 1700-block of Termon Avenue just before 5 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found 35-year-old Sean Blackwell on the kitchen floor with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Blackwell was transported to Allegheny General Hospital where he was pronounced dead just before 7 p.m.

According to police, Blackwell arrived at the apartment with another man and were going to complete a drug deal. When they entered the kitchen, they were confronted by three African-American males.

One pulled out a gun and allegedly shot Blackwell, while another began assaulting his accomplice.

The three suspects left the scene in a white Ford 150 pickup truck and a dark green 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Police are looking for two people who may have been present at the time of the shooting.

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

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