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West Mifflin police seek 2 'dangerous' suspects

| Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Christopher Cunningham
Christopher Cunningham
Shawn O'Leary
Shawn O'Leary

Police are searching for two men they say fired nearly two dozen shots into a West Mifflin home last week.

Police are looking for Christopher Cunningham, 25, and Shawn O'Leary, 23, both of West Mifflin. Officers said the men should be considered armed and dangerous.

According to Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV, the two men are wanted in connection with an Oct. 14 shooting in which nearly two dozen shots were fired into a home on Glencairn Street.

The shooting happened about 1 a.m., according to resident Eric Chedwick. He was in the home at the time along with his wife, daughter, grandson and daughter's boyfriend.

According to the TV station, investigators said Friday that they believe the two gunmen were hired hit-men who were targeting a guest at the home.

Both men are charged with six counts each of aggravated assault, attempted homicide, reckless endangerment, and one charge each of criminal solicitation, conspiracy and discharging a firearm into an occupied structure.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either is requested to contact West Mifflin police at 412-461-0600, your local police department, dial 911 or use the West Mifflin police tip page: http://www.westmifflinpolice.com/submit-a-tip/.

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