Two Dead, Seven Injured in Suburban Bar Shooting

A violent incident in a suburban Pittsburgh bar resulted in two fatalities and seven injuries, according to a statement released by thegheny County Police Department on Sunday. The department’s homicide unit was called to assist the Penn Hills Police Department following the early morning shooting at the Ballers Hookah Lounge and Cigar Bar in Penn Hills.

Upon arrival, first responders found the bodies of a man and a inside the establishment around 3 a.m. Sunday. The identities of the deceased have not been released. In addition to the two fatalities, seven other individuals were found injured at the scene.

The injured were either transported from the scene or independently sought treatment at local hospitals, as per the police statement. Among the injured, one is reported to be in critical condition, while the others sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The police statement also preliminary details about the incident. It appears that a dispute broke out inside the bar, leading to multiple individuals discharging firearms. However, the statement did not provide any information about potential suspects or whether anyone had been taken into custody.

The Allegheny County Police Department is urging anyone with information about the incident to contact their tip line. Callers can remain anonymous and any information could be crucial in helping the police solve this case.

The incident underscores the ongoing issue of gun violence in the United, with public spaces like bars and clubs often becoming the scenes of deadly shootings. As the investigation continues, the community of Penn Hills is left grappling with the aftermath of this tragic event.