Crime Stoppers Offers Reward in Duquesne Shooting

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News, Duquesne News

A $1,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of suspects in connection with the shooting of two people on Jan. 21 in Duquesne.

Police said the victims --- two men and a woman --- had left a private social club in the early hours of the morning and were parked in the 1000 block of Lincoln Avenue.

At approximately 4 a.m., a silver car pulled alongside their vehicle and someone began shooting into their car, police said.

The female driver was struck five times and seriously injured. Police said she is currently paralyzed from the waist down. Her name was not released.

The male front-seat passenger was struck once, police said, but a rear-seat passenger was not hit.

After the driver was shot, the vehicle in which the victims were sitting rolled into parked vehicles on the side of the road, police said. The silver car fled the scene.

Duquesne and Allegheny County police are investigating. Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspects wanted for the shooting.

Persons with information should call (412) 255-TIPS (412-255-8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

Originally published February 08, 2018.

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