Clairton man dead, 1 injured in shooting outside city bar |

Clairton man dead, 1 injured in shooting outside city bar

Brian C. Rittmeyer

A Clairton man has died and another man was injured as a result of a shooting outside a Clairton bar early Thursday.

Clairton police and paramedics went to the 400 block of St. Clair Avenue around 12:45 a.m. for a report of a 24-year-old man who had been shot in the foot. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition, Allegheny County Police said.

Officers were alerted to a second victim near St. Clair and Miller avenues who had been shot multiple times in the head. He was airlifted by helicopter to a trauma center, where he died.

Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the deceased as Gregory Eason, 33.

Police learned Eason had been inside a bar on St. Clair Avenue. He left the bar and was shot multiple times while he was involved in a fight.

The 24-year-old was also outside the bar and was shot in the foot as he fled the scene, police said.

Police said they had no suspects and the motive was unclear.

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

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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