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2 men shot near Roslyn busway parking area in Swissvale

Brian C. Rittmeyer
| Thursday, July 19, 2018, 4:45 a.m.
One person was shot in a parking lot at Dixon Street and South Braddock Avenue before 10 p.m. Wednesday in Swissvale.
One person was shot in a parking lot at Dixon Street and South Braddock Avenue before 10 p.m. Wednesday in Swissvale.

Two men were shot Wednesday night near the Roslyn busway parking area in Swissvale, Allegheny County Police said.

Police said an assailant got out of a vehicle, approached the men and opened fire.

The intended target was a 30-year-old man, who was later found in Rankin with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The other victim, a 38-year-old man, was found first near Dickson Street and South Braddock Avenue. He had what appeared to be a gunshot wound to a leg.

Police said they didn’t know the motive for the shooting.

Both men were taken to area hospitals. Their injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the county police tip line at 833-255-8477. Callers can remain anonymous.

Brian Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, or via Twitter @BCRittmeyer.

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