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Valley News Dispatch

Tarentum man shot in East Pittsburgh

Brian C. Rittmeyer
| Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, 6:09 p.m.

A 30-year-old Tarentum man was shot Saturday night in East Pittsburgh.

Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV reported that the shooting happened shortly before 8 p.m. outside an apartment building on Center Street.

The victim, whose name was not released, drove to a nearby gas station for help. He was taken to UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh.

There was no information his condition Sunday.

The shooter fled the area, but police told WPXI they believe they know who he is. He was described as a black man wearing blue and white shoes, blue jeans and a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt.

East Pittsburgh police referred calls to county police, who could not comment Sunday.

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

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