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Turtle Creek man shot in head, dies

The Tribune-Review
| Tuesday, November 3, 2009 12:00 p.m

A man who was shot in the head in McKeesport Monday afternoon died of his wounds in a Pittsburgh hospital.

Derrick Smith Jr., 19, of Turtle Creek was shot shortly after 3 p.m. in the 1600 block of Sixth Street. Court records show that Smith also listed an address in McKeesport.

Witnesses told police that Smith’s killer was a black male in dark clothing who fled on foot after firing several shots.

McKeesport Councilwoman Loretta Diggs, who lives near where the shooting occurred, said it is known as an area where youths congregate and deal drugs.

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