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Teen Slain in Duquesne Shooting

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
September 05, 2022
Posted in: Crime and Police News, Duquesne News

A 14-year-old from Duquesne died Friday evening following a shooting near the intersection of Caroline Street and Priscilla Avenue.

La’Japonis Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene, the Allegheny County medical examiner’s office said.

Allegheny County police said Roberts was a passenger in a car in the 700 block of Priscilla Avenue when someone opened fire just after 5 p.m. The driver fled the scene, police said.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the county police tip line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

Originally published September 05, 2022.

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