1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Chartiers party

Alex Nixon
| Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:12 p.m.

One man is dead and another wounded after a shooting in Chartiers on Saturday night during an outdoor party attended by at least 100 people, police said.

Pittsburgh Police spokeswoman Sonya Toler confirmed that a man who was shot and transported by ambulance to a local hospital had died.

A second man was shot in the hand and showed up at Allegheny General Hospital on the North Side, Toler said.

The incident occurred around 9 p.m. at a ballfield and playground next to Chartiers Elementary School. Toler described the party as a memorial event.

Toler said officers were searching for one shooter.

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