PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two Pittsburgh men are facing homicide charges after a shooting Monday evening in South Oakland.READ MORE: More Than $100,000 Raised For Family Of Kara Leo After She Was Struck, Killed By Tree Branch
Shayne Andrew Craighead, 22, and Velmon Dowling, 21, were arrested Tuesday, and are being held without bail.
Police say the victim, 24-year-old Hasan Ishmael Abdul-Rabb, drove from McKeesport to South Oakland in a rented car to allegedly make a drug buy.READ MORE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Lawrence and Beaver Counties, Parts Of Ohio
But when Craighead and Dowling got in the victim’s car in the 3200 block of Ward Street, authorities say Craighead allegedly pulled out a revolver and shot Abdul-Rabb before he and Dowling fled in the victim’s car.
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Police say they not only have surveillance video of the events leading up to the shooting, but of the the actual shooting itself, and the suspects’ flight from the scene.