PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A teenager died after a shooting in Pittsburgh’s Northview Heights neighborhood Sunday night.
Police say they were called to the 800 block of Mount Pleasant Road 11:20 p.m.
“By the time I looked out the window, I actually saw people running over across the street where the body was lying down on the ground and somebody went and got a sheet or a blanket or something and [placed] it over the person,” a witness said.
Pittsburgh police rushed the victim to Allegheny General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead 30 minutes later.
He has been identified as Derrick Brown, 16, of Arnold.
At this point, it’s unclear what Brown was doing in Northview Heights.
Witnesses described hearing dozens of shots.
“It was a lot. It wasn’t like a minute and then it was over it because it was still going on for quite a number of minutes that the shots were going on,” a witness said.
Overnight investigators placed 77 evidence markers at numerous locations along Mount Pleasant Road. Three guns were also seen on the ground.
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