PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A 3-year-old girl is dead following a shooting early Sunday morning in Beltzhoover.
The girl has been identified as Chassity Clancy.
Police arrested Marlin Pritchard, 51, of Beltzhoover in connection to the girl’s death. He is being charged with homicide, endangering the welfare of a child and gun charges. Pritchard was taken in custody this morning and is now in the Allegheny County Jail.
Pittsburgh Police responded to the shooting on the 200 block of E. Warrington Avenue around 1:30 a.m.
Police say the shooting happened in the 200 block of East Warrington Avenue. To put in perspective, that’s right across from the South Hills Junction T stop. pic.twitter.com/mSDGKCOioA
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Zone 3 officers arrived and cleared the home for a possible shooter.
Officers were alerted to a young girl with a single gunshot wound to the neck lying in a bed.
Pittsburgh EMS determined that the girl was deceased.
There were no other injuries in the home.
Violent Crime Unit and the Crime Scene Unit arrived to process the scene.
Police are investigating.
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