Two young people were fatally shot and at least nine others were injured by gunfire overnight in Pittsburgh’s East Allegheny neighborhood, officials said early Sunday morning.
The shootings happened around 12:30 a.m. and stemmed from a large party at a short-term rental property where as many as 200 people had gathered, the city of Pittsburgh said in a news release. Many of those at the party were underage, the release said.
As officers responded to the scene on Suismon Street at Madison Avenue, they saw several young people running from the area, officials said.
“As many as 50 rounds were fired inside, prompting some party-goers to jump out the windows, sustaining injuries such as broken bones and lacerations. Several more shots were fired outside the home,” the news release said.The two victims who died were male juveniles, city officials said.Investigators are collecting evidence from as many as eight separate crime scenes, officials said.