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Teenager Fatally Shot In Sheraden

SHERADEN (KDKA) -- A teenager was fatally shot in Sheraden on Tuesday afternoon.

It happened in the 2700 block of Glen Mawr Street around 3:45 p.m.

The Allegheny County coroner's office has identified the victim as 17-year-old Rashawn Gibson. He was found on the porch of a home on Glen Mawr Street and pronounced dead at the scene just after 4 p.m.

Gibson did not live at the home where he was found. Relatives say he was visting a friend.

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A statement from Pittsburgh Public Schools says Gibson was a 12th grader and a member of the Pittsburgh Brashear school community. The statement said Gibson was a student in the district's We Promise program, had reached honor roll status and was going to college after he graduated.

Lisa Washington's Report:

The statement also called Gibson "a leader who pushed his peers to a higher level."

Grief counselors will be made available to students at Brashear High School.

Police have not made any arrests.

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