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JEANETTE, Pa. (KDKA) – An argument over the custody of a child turned into a shooting in Westmoreland County on Friday.
The City of Jeanette Police Department says that 23-year-old DeJanette Crosby went to see her child at the home of her ex-boyfriend. That’s when police say an argument broke out.
According to authorities, a man accompanying Crosby, 22-year-old Elijah T. Miles, then entered the residence and shot the child’s grandmother, who was also in the room.
The grandmother suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to Forbes Regional Hospital where her condition is unknown.
Jeannette Police in the look out for 22 Elijah T Miles. Miles wanted for opening fire inside a 3rd Street home during a custody dispute.
The grand mother of the child was struck with the bullet. Miles 22 Years old B/M 6’ foot tall. 180 pounds consider armed and dangerous!
— Ross Guidotti (@RossGuidotti) March 15, 2019
Both Crosby and Miles both fled the scene.
Police are actively searching for the suspects.
The duo was last seen leaving the area in a white colored 2006 P.T. Cruiser with license plate KXK6169.
Police say they are considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call 911.
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