Mass Shooting At House Party Leaves 2 Dead And Several Others Wounded
Mayhem ensued in Pittsburgh’s North Side when 90 rounds were fired at a 200-person Airbnb party, leaving 2 minors dead and at least 9 others wounded.
The shooting took place at around 12:30 am. There were a number of underage party guests, according to a statement released by Pittsburgh Police. “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,” according to the police statement. Chief Scott Schubert has reported that as many as 90 rounds may have been fired.
Police reported an active scene upon arrival of police, and “as responding units arrived on the scene, additional shots were being registered in the immediate vicinity and several young people were observed fleeing the area on foot and by vehicle from an Airbnb property that had been rented on Suismon Street at Madison Avenue,” according to the police statement. Two 17-year-old males were pronounced dead at the hospital, according to the police statement.
Gunshot victims were located at and nearby the scene of the shooting, and “as many as eight separate crime scenes” were processed by the Mobile Crime Unit. Multiple gunshot victims were transported to nearby hospitals by Pittsburgh EMS, as several other victims arrived at hospitals “both inside and outside of the city by private means,” the statement reported.
A shattered window and bullet holes were visible in the Airbnb, and a nearby parked car was riddled with bullet holes and a broken window.
A police investigation is ongoing.