PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Camerin Caldwell in connection to the double shooting that took place in the Cultural District on July 4.

Caldwell, 18 of the North Side, is being charged with two counts of criminal attempted homicide, two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of reckless endangerment, and firearms violations.

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Caldwell is described as 5’3″ with a stocky build and is known to frequent the North Side and Arlington.

He is being considered armed and dangerous.

According to the police criminal complaint, Caldwell and a group of his friends were in a verbal argument with another group of guys over rap videos involving slander.

Police say when both groups ran into each other after the fireworks show, their argument turned physical.

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Digital footage of the Plaza shows Caldwell raising his arm and firing several shots into the crowd. Two victims are seen falling to the ground in the video and Caldwell takes off with a gun in his hand.

Detectives recovered the gun in a nearby open dumpster.

A 16-year-old was shot in the head and an 18-year-old was shot six times. Both remain in critical condition.


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  • Anyone with information is being asked to call the Violent Crimes Unit at (412)-323-7161.

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