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City Man Dead in Wesley Ave. Shooting

By Staff Reports
The Tube City Almanac
May 30, 2017
Posted in: Crime and Police News

A McKeesport man died Saturday night after being shot in the 1800 block of Wesley Avenue in the city.

Antonio Wallace, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene, said a spokesman for the Allegheny County police homicide unit, which is investigating the incident.

Police said Allegheny County 9-1-1 received a report of a shooting at 10 p.m. Saturday. McKeesport police arrived and found the victim. No further details were released by county police.

The Allegheny County medical examiner's office said Wallace died of gunshot wounds to the torso and right thigh, and ruled his death a homicide.

Wallace's death is the sixth homicide in McKeesport in 2017 and the 13th in the Mon Valley, including murders in Braddock, Swissvale, Turtle Creek, Versailles and West Mifflin.

Anyone with information is asked to call Allegheny County police at (412) 473-1300 or McKeesport police at (412) 675-5015. Tips may be given anonymously.

Originally published May 30, 2017.

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