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Armed man found running from scene of shooting in Pittsburgh's Homewood South

Brian C. Rittmeyer
| Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, 5:15 a.m.
WPXI-TV

A teenage boy is recovering at Children's Hospital of UPMC of Pittsburgh after being shot Sunday night in the city's Homewood South neighborhood.

Officers in the area heard the shots shortly after 11 p.m. and found the victim in the area of Brushton Avenue and Bennett Street, the Trib's news partner, WPXI-TV, reported.

The teen had been shot in the leg.

Not far from where the victim was found, an off-duty officer found a man running away who was armed with a gun. He was detained, and police were working to determine whether he was the shooter.

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-226-4701, brittmeyer@tribweb.com or via Twitter @BCRittmeyer.

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