Homestead Shooting Leaves Man Hospitalized

Homestead shooting Leaves One Person Hospitalized

In a shocking incident this morning, a man was shot in the back in Homestead, Allegheny County. The victim, whose name has not been released, was rushed to a local hospital and is currently in stable condition.

The incident took place at around 4:20 a.m. in the 1000 block of West Street. County police spokesman Jim Madalinsky reported that the victim was found with a single gunshot wound to his back. County police detectives are currently investigating the incident, and they are urging anyone with information to come forward. To report any details, you can call the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-255-8477. The authorities ensure that callers can remain anonymous.

Moving on to another tragic event, a fatal crash occurred in Crescent Township, claiming the life of a Beaver County man. The accident happened at the intersection of McGovern Boulevard and Purdy Road, according to TribLive news partner WTAE. The victim, identified as Gary Kunder, 42, from Rochester, was taken to the hospital but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. Crescent Township police are now conducting an investigation into the crash.

In Greensburg, a 16-year-old girl was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police for assaulting a staff member at Pressley Ridge Day School. The victim, Maria Pitonyak, 41, from Mt. Pleasant, suffered injuries during the assault. The incident occurred on January 9 at approximately 9 a.m. The private school in Greensburg specializes in providing small class sizes for students aged 5 to 21 with autism spectrum disorder or behavioral and mental health issues.

Lastly, a vehicle crashed into a PennDOT dump truck in Slippery Rock, Butler County, due to slippery road conditions caused by snowfall. The driver, identified as Malcom Henry, 24, from Pittsgrove, was unable to stop and hit the parked PennDOT truck. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries in this incident.

These recent events highlight the importance of safety and vigilance in our communities. It is crucial for individuals to come forward with any information to assist law enforcement in their investigations.

Justin Vellucci is a TribLive reporter who covers crime and public safety in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. He has extensive experience as a freelance journalist and previously worked as a reporter for the Asbury Park (N.J.) Press. If you have any information or would like to contact Justin Vellucci, you can reach him at

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