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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
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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.

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