Man Shot In Armstrong County, Police Searching For Suspects

EAST FRANKLIN TWP. (KDKA) — Police are looking for two suspects who shot a man during an attempted robbery in Armstrong County on Saturday afternoon.

The shooting happened in a driveway in the 100-block of Route 268 in East Franklin Township around 4:15 p.m.

According to state police, two black male suspects approached a 33-year-old man who was in the driveway and attempted to rob him. One of the suspects fired one round, hitting the man in the face.

The two suspects then fled the scene.

The victim was air-lifted to a local hospital and was last reported to be in stable condition.

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Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi said there may have been children inside the house when the shooting took place.

One suspect was wearing a black jumpsuit with a white stripe down the side and a gold necklace with a pendant around his neck at the time of the shooting. The other was wearing a dark hoodie with the hood up.

The two suspects were last seen fleeing the scene in a dark-colored sedan and driving southbound on Route 268.

Anyone with any information on this incident should contact Pennsylvania State Police in Kittanning at (724) 543-2011.

This is a developing story, stay with KDKA and KDKA.com for more information.

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