PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man is in critical condition after being shot in the chest at Frankstown Road and Wheeler Street in Homewood.
According to police, the man was shot twice in the chest and then ran for help.READ MORE: Police And Firefighters Respond To Car On Fire In Homewood
HAPPENING NOW: @PghPolice are investigating a shooting in Homewood. Police say a man was shot twice in the chest and ran down the street for help. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. @KDKA pic.twitter.com/YseoEobvVU
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Police were initially being called to Blackadore Avenue for reports of shots fired but were redirected to this scene after a 9-1-1 call reported the man shot.
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He was alert and talking when first responders arrived.