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.READ MORE: Black Bear Spotted Roaming Near Rt. 981 In New Alexandria
“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.READ MORE: Police Searching For Missing 82-Year-Old Merilyn Penn
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.MORE NEWS: South Hills Resident Rose Spencer Celebrates Her 100th Birthday
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.