Two dead, seven hurt in Pittsburgh bar shooting

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Police said a fight at a bar in a suburb about 13 miles east of Pittsburgh led to a shooting that killed two people and injured seven others.The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. at the Ballers Hookah Lounge and Cigar Bar in the township of Penn Hills. Police said responding officers found a man and woman shot dead inside the building. Seven additional victims were found during the investigation, with one in critical condition. The others have serious, but not life-threatening injuries. Ambulances took four people to the hospital, while three others walked in seeking treatment.Police said multiple people opened fire during the incident.Allegheny County police superintendent Chris Kearns said local police had responded to the bar for two recent shooting incidents, though this was the first fatal shooting he was aware of. Sister station WTAE has a crew on the scene gathering more information.This is a breaking news story. Refresh this page for updates.

Police said a fight at a bar in a suburb about 13 miles east of Pittsburgh led to a shooting that killed two people and injured seven others.

The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. at the Ballers Hookah Lounge and Cigar Bar in the township of Penn Hills. Police said responding officers found a man and woman shot dead inside the building.

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Seven additional victims were found during the investigation, with one in critical condition. The others have serious, but not life-threatening injuries. Ambulances took four people to the hospital, while three others walked in seeking treatment.

Police said multiple people opened fire during the incident.

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Allegheny County police superintendent Chris Kearns said local police had responded to the bar for two recent shooting incidents, though this was the first fatal shooting he was aware of.

Sister station WTAE has a crew on the scene gathering more information.

This is a breaking news story. Refresh this page for updates.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.

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