PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are investigating two early morning shootings that left one man dead and another man with critical injuries in the Troy Hill neighborhood.
Around 3:40 a.m., police were called to Truax Way where they found the first shooting victim lying in the street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
“When they arrived on scene, they found a male deceased on the back alley on Truax Way,” said Cara Cruz, a spokesperson for the Pittsburgh Public Safety Department.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified him as 27-year-old Christian St. John Jenkins of Troy Hill.
Just two minutes after getting the call to the first shooting, police were called about another man who had been shot at a home on Lowrie Street.
That victim was conscious and alert with gunshot wounds to his face and arm.
“When officers arrived on scene, they found a male in a residence, with a gunshot wound to the face and to the arm and he was transported to a local hospital,” said Cruz.
The man was last listed in critical but stable condition.
His name has not been released either.
The shootings happened less than a half a mile away from each other, but olice say it is too soon to say if the shootings are connected.