Police probe Homestead shooting
Homestead police are investigating the weekend shooting of a Wilkinsburg man in the 300 block of E. 12th Avenue.
Police said the 18-year-old victim was experiencing minor bleeding from wounds to both legs when they arrived at 7:21 p.m. on Saturday. The victim had knocked on the door of a house for help and was receiving first aid from a resident when authorities arrived.
Police described the wounded man as uncooperative and said he did not know who shot him.
Eric Slagle is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1966, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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