SHERADEN (KDKA) — A teenager was fatally shot in Sheraden on Tuesday afternoon.
It happened in the 2700 block of Glen Mawr Street around 3:45 p.m.
The Allegheny County coroner’s office has identified the victim as 17-year-old Rashawn Gibson. He was found on the porch of a home on Glen Mawr Street and pronounced dead at the scene just after 4 p.m.
Gibson did not live at the home where he was found. Relatives say he was visting a friend.
A statement from Pittsburgh Public Schools says Gibson was a 12th grader and a member of the Pittsburgh Brashear school community. The statement said Gibson was a student in the district’s We Promise program, had reached honor roll status and was going to college after he graduated.
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The statement also called Gibson “a leader who pushed his peers to a higher level.”
Grief counselors will be made available to students at Brashear High School.
Police have not made any arrests.