TribLIVE

| News


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

Duquesne shooting suspect found in McKeesport basement

Michael DiVittorio | Daily News - Duquesne and Allegheny County police are investigating a shooting Friday evening along the 100 block of NorthThird Street in the city that sent a resident to a hospital with four gunshot wounds.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Michael DiVittorio | Daily News</em></div>Duquesne and Allegheny County police are investigating a shooting Friday evening along the 100 block of NorthThird Street in the city that sent a resident to a hospital with four gunshot wounds.
- Christopher 'Smacks' Westbrooks
Christopher 'Smacks' Westbrooks
Related Stories

Daily Photo Galleries

Saturday, June 15, 2013, 10:24 a.m.
 

Police found a man wanted for a shooting on Friday evening hiding under garbage bags in the basement of a McKeesport home, authorities said.

Christopher “Smacks” Westbrooks, 21, was taken into custody at a home along Penny Street and charged with attempted homicide in connection with the shooting in the 100 block of North Third Street in Duquesne.

Duquesne police officers responding to a call for a man shot shortly after 5 p.m. found Allen Parker III, 22, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and trunk, according to Allegheny County police, who were called to assist in the investigation. Parker was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Westbrooks also was charged with weapons violations, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. NFL coaches weigh in on Polamalu’s legacy
  2. Reports say 1 dead at Fort Meade gate crashing
  3. Owner of Penn Hills tombstone business pleads guilty to swindling the bereaved
  4. Penguins slip past Sharks, 3-2, in shootout
  5. Penguins’ Letang leaves hospital, out with concussion
  6. Pirates’ outfield may have few defensive peers
  7. Hempfield infant fights rare disease
  8. LaBar: WrestleMania 31 one of the best ever
  9. Sex-soaked culture faulted for fraternity house parties
  10. Starkey: Next frontier for Steelers offense
  11. Researchers uncover details to help get GOP candidates elected