Man shot and killed in Hill District
A man was shot and killed in the Hill District on Tuesday evening.
He was identified as Frankie Trammell, 24, of the Hill District, a spokesman for the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said.
Police were called at 6:40 p.m. for a report of a man shot in the 2500 block of Chauncey Drive in the Bedford Dwellings housing community. They found a 24-year-old man who had been shot in the chest, Pittsburgh Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya M. Toler said.
Trammell was taken to UPMC Presbyterian hospital where he died at 7:18 p.m., the spokesman for the medical examiner said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call city homicide detectives at 412-323-7800.
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