Police Seek Help in Kennywood Area Shooting Incident

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements

West Mifflin police are asking for the public's help in identifying whoever fired the shot that hit a woman leaving Kennywood on July 4.

The shooting happened at about 10 p.m., just after Kennywood's fireworks display, as the park was closing for the night. A 26-year-old woman leaving the park was struck by a bullet in the upper chest, near the shoulder.

According to published reports, investigators believe someone outside the park may have been shooting at random into the air, possibly at a July 4 celebration.

Anyone with information regarding suspicious activity or firearm activity in the area around Hoffman Boulevard in West Mifflin is asked to contact the police department's tip line at (412) 589-WMPD (9673).

Originally published July 09, 2015.

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