More Death in the Steel City

September 23, 2008

Targeted man slain in N. Point Breeze shooting

The intended victim of a shooting last April in which a 12-year-old boy in Wilkinsburg was killed was shot dead last night in North Point Breeze.

Korey Johnson, 20, was killed at the Sunoco North Point Breeze gas station by a man who walked up to his vehicle and opened fire.

Several shots were fired through the driver’s side window as Mr. Johnson waited for the driver to return from inside the gas station. Police said they pursued the young man who ran toward East End ave where he lost them shortly. This young man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Man shot to death in Homestead

A Homestead man was found mortally wounded on a borough street just after midnight last night, police said.

Broque Adams, 22, was found by a passerby in the 1300 block of West Sylvan Street. The person summoned Mr. Adams’ mother, and police and medics were notified.

fact: The city has seen 54 homicides this year, up from 52 all of last year and on pace to top the 56 killings in 2006 and 64 in 2005.

We gotta stop the killing y’all.

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