By: KDKA-TV News Staff
SWISSVALE (KDKA) — Police are investigating if two shootings that happened in Swissvale overnight are connected.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Conditions Point To 2021 Not Being A White Christmas
These happened within minutes and a mile of each other. One of the shootings was deadly.
According to Allegheny County Police, one person is dead and another is recovering in a hospital after the shooting.
The shootings happened at two different locations in Swissvale.
We are working to learn more about two overnight shootings in Swissvale. A 23-year-old man was killed in the 100 Block of Smokey Wood Dr. We saw at least three cars hit with bullets. The other shooting left a 22-year-old man injured in the 7500 block of Washington Ave. @KDKA pic.twitter.com/oBmqQ3GYMt
— Chris Hoffman (@NewsmanChris) November 7, 2021
Police say it was around 1:05 a.m. when they were called to the 100 block of Smokey Wood Drive. It was there that police found 23-year-old Vivirone Roberts, who was shot in the torso.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools Investigating Threats Made Towards Numerous School Campuses
Roberts was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
About 20 minutes later, officers were sent to the 7500 block of Washington Avenue.
They found a 22-year-old man shot in the stomach. He was sent to a hospital and is listed in stable condition.
County police continue to investigate.
Detectives are trying to determine if the shootings are related. Police have not given any word about suspects so far.MORE NEWS: Holiday Shopping Tips: Identifying And Avoiding Online Shopping Scams
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