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Gun found in Whitaker yard after shooting

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Saturday, July 13, 2013, 1:01 a.m.
 

Whitaker police have recovered a handgun believed to have been used in a shooting Thursday night when one person was wounded.

Police were called to Whitaker Way and Frank Street about 11:22 p.m. The victim was transported to a hospital. Allegheny County dispatch said homicide detectives were sent at 11:43.

Whitaker police Chief John Vargo said his department received a call Friday morning from a woman who saw a gun in her yard along Frank Street. Officers recovered a 22 mm revolver.

County police continue to investigate.

No further information about the victim or suspects was available.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting should contact county police at 412-473-3000.

Michael DiVittorio is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1965, or mdivittorio@tribweb.com.

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