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2 killed, 2 wounded in Swissvale shooting

Megan Guza
| Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
First responders assemble outside of the scene of a shooting on Smokey Wood Drive in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
First responders assemble outside of the scene of a shooting on Smokey Wood Drive in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
Concerned neighbors peer out of their windows and from their porches down onto the scene of a shooting on Smokey Wood Drive in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Concerned neighbors peer out of their windows and from their porches down onto the scene of a shooting on Smokey Wood Drive in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
A Braddock Hills police cruiser sits parked near the scene of a shooting on Smokey Wood Drive in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
A Braddock Hills police cruiser sits parked near the scene of a shooting on Smokey Wood Drive in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
Police shine their lights onto a an evidence marker outside of the scene of a shooting on Smokey Wood Drive in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Police shine their lights onto a an evidence marker outside of the scene of a shooting on Smokey Wood Drive in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
A crime scene evidence marker is placed on Smokey Wood Drive near the scene of a shooting in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
A crime scene evidence marker is placed on Smokey Wood Drive near the scene of a shooting in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
Police were called to an apartment complex in Swissvale on reports that three people had been shot Feb. 6, 2017.
Police were called to an apartment complex in Swissvale on reports that three people had been shot Feb. 6, 2017.

A shooting at a Swissvale apartment complex Monday night left two dead and two others wounded, according to Allegheny County detectives.

Swissvale police responded about 8:20 p.m. to the Forest Apartments on Smokey Wood Road for a report of a shooting, according to Lt. Andrew Schurman.

When police arrived they found two men dead and two others suffering from gunshot wounds, Schurman said.

Tuesday morning the dead men were identified as Anthony Hoots, 19, of Turtle Creek, and Robert Detorre, III, 18, of Swissvale.

The two injured men were taken to UPMC Mercy where one was treated and released. The condition of the other was not immediately available.

One of the men killed was the leaseholder of the second-floor apartment, he said.

Schurman said investigators believe everyone involved in the shooting is accounted for, and they do not believe anyone is on the run.

Police have not identified anyone involved.

Resident Ronnie Wright said he came home to find hoards of police and paramedics at the complex.

“I'm shocked. We're all shocked,” Wright said. “It's very quiet here.”

He said he's lived in the complex nearly five years and has never seen anything like this.

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