PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are investigating after a teenager was shot and killed in the city’s Garfield neighborhood Monday night.
The shooting happened around 9 p.m. in the 5300 block of Mossfield Street.
According to the Pittsburgh Public Safety Department, the victim was shot when he got out of a van that transports participants in a specialized Allegheny County juvenile probation program.
The victim, 17-year-old Dalon Williams, was found by officers in a grassy area and pronounced dead at the scene at 9:12 a.m.
“After some searching around, our officers did discover the body of a juvenile who had been shot at least once. We had paramedics come to the scene and the paramedics pronounced him deceased here at the scene,” said Pittsburgh Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler. “So, right now, we have detectives going through the area, trying to collect any evidence.”
There’s no information on a suspect and police continue to investigate.
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