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2 wounded in Mt. Oliver shooting

Mary Ann Thomas
| Tuesday, May 16, 2017 5:48 a.m

Allegheny County police are investigating a shooting in Mt. Oliver that sent a 15-year-old boy and 22-year-old man to the hospital.

The shooting happened about 11 p.m. Monday on Giffin Avenue, according to a release from county police.

The 15-year-old was shot several times and is listed in critical condition. The 22-year-old was shot in the leg and is listed in stable condition, police said.

Neighbors reported seeing a suspicious man knocking on doors along Giffin Avenue before the shooting.

After the shooting, a black man fled in a white car, possibly with an Ohio license plate, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call county police at 412-473-1300.

Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff writer. She can be reached at 724-226-4691 or or on twitter @MaThomas_Trib

Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff reporter. You can contact Mary at 724-226-4691, or via Twitter .

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