At least 1 person hurt after shooting in Pittsburgh Store - Reports

  19 January 2019    Read: 1467
At least 1 person hurt after shooting in Pittsburgh Store - Reports

Pittsburgh police responded on Friday night to the incident at the Family Dollar store in Penn Hills.

According to local media reports, two Family Dollar stores were robbed Friday night, with a man being shot during the second one. A spokesman for Pittsburgh Public Safety told local reporters that a man had been shot inside the Pittsburgh Family Dollar and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

According to the Trib news media outlet,  A man robbed the discount store at 10730 Frankstown Road in Penn Hills at about 8:15 p.m. local time on Friday and got away. A second Family Dollar, also on Frankstown Road about 2 miles away, was reportedly robbed at about 9:30 p.m. There has been no immediate information whether the two robberies were connected.

Regarding the first robbery, Penn Hills Police Chief Howard Burton said that officers are looking for a thin man about 6-feet 2-inches tall,  wearing a black jacket over a navy blue hooded sweatshirt. The suspect had tattoos of numbers on his fingers and a tattoo above an eyebrow, according to the Trib news media outlet.


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