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UPDATE: Police Investigate After Three Shot, One Fatally, in Allentown

Date: May 9, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE: The male who was pronounced deceased at the scene was 17 years old. 

Zone 3 officers responded for a Shotspotter alert for multiple rounds fired in the 700 block of E. Warrington Avenue at 6:15 p.m. Arriving units located three victims who had suffered gunshot wounds.

A male was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim's identity will come from the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office.

A second male victim received gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was transported to the hospital by medics in critical, but stable condition. A female was grazed in the leg and transported in stable condition.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit are investigating. There are no suspect descriptions to provide at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz