DUQUESNE (KDKA) — A 17-year-old has been charged with criminal attempted homicide after allegedly shooting a 19-year-old teen in Duquesne.
On Friday, Allegheny County announced charged against Terril Leverett. He was apprehended at his residence on Friday.READ MORE: Violent SUV Crash Briefly Shuts Down Portion Of Ardmore Boulevard
Police say he is facing charges of aggravated assault, criminal attempted homicide and firearm offenses for shooting the 19-year-old on Feb. 16.
Police were called to the shooting on the 600 block of West Grant Avenue around 12:31 p.m.READ MORE: Man Sentenced For Embezzling Nearly $1.5 Million From His Former Employer
When they arrived, they learned the victim had transported himself to a local hospital.
According to police, the victim approached two males on Grant Avenue and during a conversation, one of the suspects pulled out a handgun and fired several shots at the victim.
The victim survived.MORE NEWS: Truck Crash And Fire Briefly Shuts Down Route 28
Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.