Police seeking Kennedy Township alleged shooter |

Police seeking Kennedy Township alleged shooter


Allegheny County police believe drugs are behind a shooting Tuesday in Kennedy.

Kennedy police and paramedics went to Van Buren Circle in response to 911 calls about a shooting around 1 p.m., county police said.

They found a 21 year old male with a gunshot wound to the torso. He was taken to the hospital and is listed in stable condition, police said. At this time, the motive for the shooting seems to involve drugs, Lt. Andrew Schurman said.

Witnesses reported seeing the person they thought was involved in the shooting fleeing the area in a 2007 gold Mercury Milan sedan with Pennsylvania license plate KLS 0975. The car has tinted windows.

Anyone sighting that vehicle should call 911 immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 833-255-8477. Callers can remain anonymous. Detectives can also be reached via social media sites.

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