PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The family of a young man killed during a home invasion in Knoxville is searching for answers.
Pittsburgh Police say 19-year-old Antwan Leake was shot at least two times at 315 Rochelle Street at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday.READ MORE: Family Says Child With Special Needs Was Found Wandering Along Busy Road After Not Being Dropped Off At Home After School
He was shot in the kitchen.
“It’s heart-wrenching, it’s heart-wrenching,” Antwan McKamey, the victim’s father, told KDKA-TV.
Police believe two gunmen entered the house and shot Leake. The family is pleading for someone to come forward.
“Say what you know,” McKamey said. “If you’re scared, I mean, God will be with you.”READ MORE: Carnegie Science Center Teams With Pittsburgh Penguins To Inspire Young Fans Through Science
“Please, whoever you are, please, for our family’s sake, come forward,” Mildred Redman, the victim’s aunt, said.
Leake leaves behind a child.
“He left a son out here and he didn’t get a chance to know his father,” McKamey said.
The family does not have enough money to bury Leake and has established the “Antwan Leake Memorial Fund” at PNC Bank.MORE NEWS: Developers Hope To Turn Former East Vandergrift Elementary School Into Affordable Senior Housing