Teen Killed In Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar Shooting

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A teenager was killed in a shooting in Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar on Friday afternoon.

Police and paramedics were sent to the scene just after 3 p.m. at the intersection of Paulson Avenue and Dean Street.

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At the scene, officers say they found a juvenile male lying in the street. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead just after 3:30 p.m.

The Allegheny County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 17-year-old Taymere Donald. The cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound to the torso.

Officials confirmed a SWAT situation on Apple Avenue later Friday afternoon was related to the shooting.

According to police, two people fled from a residence in the 6400-block of Apple Avenue during the investigation. Officers pursued them on foot and both were taken into custody.

Police say two others in the house surrendered after talking to officers. SWAT was called to clear the house. Inside, they found drugs and drug paraphernalia.

The scene was cleared around 11:30 p.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

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