Four teenagers shot at Pennsylvania graduation party

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Location of the Pittsburgh suburb of Clairton in western Pennsylvania in the northeast United States

Early Saturday morning, somewhat after midnight, police in Clairton, Pennsylvania, in the eastern United States, responded to multiple reports of a shooting at a graduation party. Police said over a hundred people attended the party, located in Allegheny County, four of whom were injured in the shooting.

The injured teenagers, three girls and a boy between the ages of 14 and 18, were hospitalized. As of Sunday evening, all four are in stable condition, and no fatalities have emerged from the shooting. The victims have not been identified.

The backyard party took place at 619 Waddell Avenue, near the local high school. Neighbors told CBS station KDKA-TV that the area is usually quiet. Party-goers still at the scene after the shooting fled when police arrived, according to county police. The police do not have a suspect yet, and the motive remains unknown.

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Allegheny County Police Tipline
Anyone who was at the party or has relevant information is requested to call:
1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477)


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