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Teenager Dead in Duquesne Shooting; Police Seek Suspects

By Jason Togyer
The Tube City Almanac
June 16, 2018
Posted in: Crime and Police News, Duquesne News

(UPDATED with name of young man who was killed.)

A shooting Saturday morning in Duquesne left one young man dead and another hospitalized.

Duquesne police said in a release that officers were dispatched to the corner of Auriles Steet and Viola Alley at 1:18 a.m. when multiple callers reported hearing shots fired.

Upon arrival, police said, they found a white Chevrolet Impala stopped on Newford Alley, with the doors open. Inside the backseat, police found a 15-year-old, suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, identified by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office as Daevion Raines, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Allegheny County police Lt. Andrew Schurman said police found the other victim nearby and believe he was the driver. The 17-year-old male was taken to a trauma hospital where is was reportedly in stable condition, police said. His name has not been released.

Schurman said the car had been reported stolen on Thursday. Detectives believe that several other occupants were in the vehicle at the time of the shooting, but that they fled before police arrived.

Police said the car was travelling north on Newford Alley when it was ambushed in the 400 block, Schurman said. At least 15 shots were fired into the car, he said.

The motive for the shooting is not yet known, Schurman said.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477). Callers can remain anonymous. County police also can be reached via Facebook and Twitter.

Originally published June 16, 2018.

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