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Pair sought in shooting

Brian C. Rittmeyer
| Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Pittsburgh police are looking for two men involved in the shooting of a 19-year-old Hazelwood man at Wood Street and Forbes Avenue, Downtown, shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday.

Police said the victim, who was not identified, was in critical condition in Mercy Hospital, Uptown, after being shot once in the head and once in the abdomen following a confrontation with two black men described as in their early 20s.

The weapon was a small-caliber pistol or possibly a rifle with its barrel cut. Police said they do not know what the argument was about.

At the time of the shooting, the victim was walking with his 31-year-old uncle, who was not hurt.

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