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2nd Homewood shooting in 2 days leaves man dead

Stephen Huba
| Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, 9:39 a.m.

Pittsburgh police are investigating the second shooting in two days in Homewood, this one resulting in a man's death.

Police were called about 12:45 a.m. Sunday to Hamilton Avenue after being notified by ShotSpotter, the city's gunshot detection system, that someone had fired nine rounds.

Firefighters found Devon Allen Trowell, 21, lying in the street.

Medics rushed him to UPMC Presbyterian, where he was pronounced dead at 1:13 a.m. Sunday.

In a separate shooting, police responded early Saturday to Bennett and Tokay streets in Homewood, where they found two people had been shot.

A 29-year-old man had been shot in the back. A 28-year-old woman had been shot in the arm.

They were in a car when someone opened fire on the vehicle, causing it to crash into a pole.

Medics took them to UPMC Presbyterian, where they were listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information on either shooting is encouraged to call 412-323-7800.

Stephen Huba is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-1280, or via Twitter @shuba_trib.

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