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Suspect In Custody After Woman Killed, Man Injured In Kennedy Twp. Shooting

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

KENNEDY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) -- An investigation is underway after a woman was killed and a man was injured in a shooting in Kennedy Township.

According to Allegheny County Police, dispatchers were notified of a shooting along Pine Hollow Road around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday night.

Stowe Township Shooting
(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Bryce Lutz)

Police say that first responders found a man and woman at the scene who had both been shot.

Both people were taken to a nearby hospital. The woman was pronounced dead at the hospital, while the man was last listed in stable condition.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified the woman as 35-year-old Deprincess Perkins of Pittsburgh.

During the county police's investigation, it was learned a verbal altercation took place inside of the Kennedy Lanes and continued outside in the parking lot and led to shots fired.

County homicide detectives identified the shooter as 19-year-old Malik Smith of Pittsburgh.

Photo Credit: Allegheny County Police

He was arrested and is facing charges of criminal homicide, aggravated assault, and carrying a firearm without a license.

Smith is being housed at the Allegheny County Jail.

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