Tragedy in Pittsburgh: Bar Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 7 Injured

A bar shooting in suburban Pittsburgh resulted in two deaths and seven injuries. The incident occurred at Ballers Hookah Lounge and Cigar Bar in Penn Hills, with an altercation leading to multiple individuals opening fire. Authorities are investigating, and anyone with information is urged to call the County Police Tip Line.


PTI | Pennhills | Updated: 02-06-2024 17:38 IST | Created: 02-06-2024 17:38 IST
Tragedy in Pittsburgh: Bar Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 7 Injured
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In a tragic turn of events, a bar shooting in suburban Pittsburgh has left two people dead and seven others injured, according to police reports on Sunday.

The Allegheny County Police Department's homicide unit announced that it responded to a request for assistance from the Penn Hills Police Department following the early morning shooting at the Ballers Hookah Lounge and Cigar Bar.

First responders discovered the bodies of an adult male and an adult female inside the bar around 3 am. Seven additional victims were identified, some of whom were transported from the scene while others walked into area hospitals independently. One victim is currently in critical condition, while the other injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Preliminary information indicates that an altercation inside the bar escalated, leading to multiple individuals opening fire, according to county police. The statement did not confirm whether any suspects have been apprehended. Authorities are urging anyone with information about this incident to call the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS, assuring that callers can remain anonymous.

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