TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Man fatally shot in Lawrenceville

Solomon Burton, 25, of Mt. Lebanon, was fatally shot in Lawrenceville on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Credit: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police

Daily Photo Galleries

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, 8:48 a.m.
 

A Mt. Lebanon man was shot four times when he tried to get into a recording studio in Lawrenceville on Thursday.

Pittsburgh police said Solomon Burton, 25, was shot through the front door of an apartment that was used as a studio about 9:45 p.m. in the 4700 block of Butler Street.

Police responding to a report of shots fired found Burton lying on the floor in the hallway. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. Police found a handgun lying outside the apartment.

Several people were inside the apartment at the time of the shooting, police said. Detectives interviewed four people from the apartment and released them, pending further investigation.

Police have not arrested anyone in connection with the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call homicide detectives at (412) 323-7161.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Man dies in jump from Route 130 overpass onto passing tractor-trailer in Hempfield
  2. NFL players Fitzgerald, Donald to lead Pitt in Blue-Gold spring game
  3. Starkey: Penguins’ season impressive so far
  4. Pitt football team working to fatten up QB sack total on defense
  5. Penguins a love affair for Evancho sisters
  6. Firefighter hurt in 3-alarm fire at Jefferson Hills restaurant
  7. Hornqvist’s net-front presence with Penguins could be valuable asset
  8. Police investigate pair of fatal rush hour incidents in Shaler, Marshall
  9. Big names highlight Three Rivers Arts Festival’s 2015 musical lineup
  10. Chick’s Bar in McKeesport catches fire
  11. Pennsylvania religious freedom law does not extend to for-profits