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Male suspect in custody after 3 people shot dead during baby shower at Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department – CBS Pittsburgh

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By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) – Three people were shot dead during a baby shower at the Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday.

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The Lower Burrell Police Chief said the victims included a 23-year-old man, a 19-year-old woman and a 16-year-old teenager.

The severity of their injuries is unknown around 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

A male suspect is in custody.

Officials told KDKA that the incident resulted from a family dispute at a baby shower.

Police believe the argument revolved around shower gifts.

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The suspect allegedly produced a 9mm handgun as the fight escalated and fired three shots.

A total of 25 people were in the shower.

The call originally arrived at 6:07 p.m. Saturday.

The Lower Burrell Police Department and the Westmoreland County Detective Office are actively investigating the shooting.

Stay with KDKA.com for more details

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This article was first published at 7:56 p.m. on September 18, 2021.


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