Man shot outside of Pittsburgh restaurant

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has been shot and killed outside a popular Pittsburgh hot dog shop.

Police say that 24-year-old Zachary Sheridan was shot in the throat early Saturday morning outside the Original Hot Dog Shop in the Oakland neighborhood.

Police Sgt. James Vogel says that two groups of men apparently got into a fight inside the eatery around 3:30 a.m. The fight spilled outside and Sheridan was shot once in the neck. Sheridan was pronounced dead at 3:45 a.m. at UPMC Presbyterian.

Sgt. Vogel says there was no off-duty Pittsburgh police officer stationed at the eatery, as there had been in the past. He says the presence of an officer might have prevented the shooting.

No arrests have been made.

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