Two young men were killed and at least eight injured when a shooting broke out at an Airbnb apartment in Pittsburgh on Sunday morning, as police said about 200 people were celebrating. It was reported that someone jumped out of the window to shoot News Letters.
This was the third case in nine days that a shooting occurred at a party at an Airbnb apartment, including one in Sacramento, California, where a teen died and another shook a suburban neighborhood in Houston.
The Pittsburgh police said in a statement that the Pittsburgh shooting occurred around 12:30 p.m., when police were alerted to multiple shooting alerts in the East Allegheny area on the north side of the city.
Police said that gunshot victims were found near the apartment and taken to hospital by ambulance.
The other injured were taken by car to nearby hospitals, including two juveniles who died in an emergency situation
Authorities said 50 shots were fired. Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert said at a news conference on Sunday that the shooting started because of a “brawl” and confirmed that more people were involved in the shooting. He said five other people in addition to the victims were injured by jumping out of a window or falling down stairs as he walked into a bunker.
(Cover image: Shooting at an Airbnb apartment in Pittsburgh on April 17, 2022. Photo: JEFF SWENSEN/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/Getty Images via AFP)
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