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Police search for suspect in McKeesport shooting

| Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, 8:15 a.m.

Allegheny County police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that critically wounded a 26-year-old man Saturday in McKeesport.

Investigators obtained an arrested warrant for Jamil "Saun" Saunders, 27, of Rankin, charging him with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and firearms violations, court records show.

Police said Saunders shot and critically wounded another man about 12:45 p.m. in the Hi View Gardens housing complex.

Saunders is black, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and has a tattoo on the right side of his neck, police said.

Anyone who has information on his whereabouts is asked to call the county police homicide unit at 412-473-1300. Callers may remain anonymous.

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