A shooting at a backyard barbecue in the town of Wilkinsburg in the US state of Pennsylvania has left five people dead, and at least two suspects are on the loose.
Three women and one man died at the scene while another woman died in hospital. Police believe two different weapons were fired from two different people yet no one has been taken into custody as of yet. Police reports that shots were fired from an alley as people tried to seek cover in the home.
According to CBS affiliate KDKA, neighbors reported hearing 30 to 40 shots ring out. The Pittsburgh shooting is the latest to rock the United States, where such attacks have become commonplace.
Medical examiner/forensics teams now on scene at Wilkinsburg shooting where 5 shot, 2 suspected shooters ran on foot pic.twitter.com/ww6sTNBOjj
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