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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

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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.

 

 
 


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