New Castle: Two shootings in two days

NEW CASTLE (WKBN) — There have been two shootings in two days at a New Castle housing project.

The most recent one — on Friday night — was fatal.

According to reports, just after 730 p.m. Friday a man from McKeesport was shot and killed at Crestview Gardens on Pin Oak Drive.

The Lawrence County Coroner said he was 29 years old, but his name is being withheld until family can be notified.

Less than 24 hours earlier, New Castle police were at the same complex investigating a non-fatal shooting, reports state.

In that case, a male teenager was shot in the buttocks.

Police are investigating whether the shootings are related.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s