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Police seek public’s help solving 17-year-old’s homicide in McKeesport |

Police seek public’s help solving 17-year-old’s homicide in McKeesport

| Thursday, July 12, 2018 10:24 a.m

Allegheny County homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying the person who shot and killed a 17-year-old last month in McKeesport.

Khai’re Cole, of North Versailles, was shot June 12.

When police arrived to the 1500 block of Sumac Street at about 10:30 p.m., they found Cole suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to the hospital where he died.

Another man was shot in the leg and survived.

No arrests have been made and a motive has not yet been determined, according to a county news release.

Cole was a student at Elizabeth Forward High School, according to his obituary.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers at 412-255-TIPS, or 412-255-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered. Callers can remain anonymous.

Theresa Clift is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Theresa at 412-380-5669, or via Twitter @tclift.

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