MOUNT OLIVER, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania say two boys are expected to survive critical injuries in a drive-by shooting near Pittsburgh that also wounded two other people.
Police chief Matt Juzwick told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Saturday that a 13-year-old boy hit by the 7 p.m. gunfire in Mount Oliver improved after surgery at UPMC Mercy.
He said an 11-year-old boy taken to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh had also improved.
A 16-year-old was also taken to UPMC Mercy with minor injuries and a man was treated at the scene.
Police said the three teenagers were shot on steps near a convenience store and the adult was hit on the opposite side of the street.
The man said the driver and front-seat passenger fired out of both sides of a dark-colored car. Juzwick said the motive for the shooting is unknown.
This version of the story corrects the dateline, headlines and story to locate the shooting in Mount Oliver rather than Pittsburgh.
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