By: KDKA-TV News Staff
NORTH SIDE (KDKA) – A deadly mass shooting on Pittsburgh’s North Side killed 2 youths and wounded 9 others.
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The gunman is still on the run, police say, after bullets were thrown at a party for underaged people of 200 near an AirBnb property on Suismon Street around 12:30am on Sunday.
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An investigation found around 50 shots were fired at the property.
Pittsburgh police added that people inside jumped out of windows to escape the violence and sustained additional injuries, including broken bones and lacerations. Shots were also fired outside the property.
A video shared on social media showed people running screaming and several rounds fired.
Shots were still being fired in the area and young people fled when officers arrived at the scene.
— Pittsburgh Public Safety (@PghPublicSafety) April 17, 2022
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The victims turned up at local hospitals, both with the help of medical professionals and privately.
Both youths killed were male, police say, but their identities have not yet been released.
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A family from out of town was staying in the Airbnb downstairs. They say they are preparing for Easter. As the party got louder, they made their way to a hotel around 11:30 am. According to police, the shooting happened around 12:30 p.m @KDKA pic.twitter.com/I36wDDFCAf
— Chris Hoffman (@NewsmanChris) April 17, 2022
Police completed their investigation into the property around 7 a.m
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Windows of cars parked across the street were smashed.
The police are investigating eight different crime scenes.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at (412) 323-7161.
We have a gallery of photos from the scene throughout the morning.
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