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2 Injured At Car Wash Shooting


Two people are recovering at Allegheny General Hospital Friday morning after being shot with an assault rifle overnight.

Shots were fired at TP Qwik Car Wash on Campbells Run Road in Collier Township just after midnight. Police said the driver was shot in the shoulder. The bullet then passed through and hit the passenger in the calf. According to officials, they drove to Smoky Bones in Robinson Township for help. The victims’ names and conditions are not being released. Police do not have any suspects.


August 3, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Pittsburgh News | Leave a comment

House Explodes In Brentwood


County police confirmed to Channel 11 there was a house explosion Tuesday along Tuxey Avenue in Brentwood.

Officials said there were injuries. One victim was taken to Mercy Hospital. A witness told Channel 11 he was in his yard when he heard the blast. The victim then ran out of his house and told the neighbor he thought his furnace blew. The victim had burns to his face and arms. The house was destroyed in the explosion. The cause of the explosion is not known.

August 1, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pittsburgh News | Leave a comment

Pittsburgh Crews Battle Apartment Fire


Part of Penn Avenue in Wilkinsburg was shut down Wednesday morning as firefighters worked to bring flames under control at an apartment building.

The fire started around 8 a.m. on Penn Avenue between Wood and Center streets. Pittsburgh firefighters were called in to help battle the blaze. Fire crews were kept from going inside the building for fear of the roof collapsing. The fire chief told Channel 11 all 10 people living inside the building we able to make it out safely. Nearly a dozen people are homeless and several businesses are gone.

August 1, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pittsburgh News | Leave a comment