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6 Shot In Swissvale On Christmas Eve

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

SWISSVALE, Pa. (KDKA) -- Six people were shot in Swissvale on Christmas Eve, according to authorities.

Swissvale christmas eve shooting
(Photo Credit: Erika Stanish/KDKA)

The Allegheny County Police Department said officials were notified of a shooting Friday in the 7300 block of Schoyer Avenue.

First responders found six victims and all were taken to local hospitals in "various conditions," police said. KDKA has learned all the victims are adults.

"Sounded like fireworks. Pop, pop, pop," one neighbor said.

Police believe this is an isolated incident, and there is no danger to the public.

Swissvale shooting
(Photo Credit: KDKA)

A woman who lives nearby said she was shocked at what happened.

"This is a safe neighborhood. This is a safe street. We mostly all know each other. I just hope everybody is OK that was shot," the woman said.

The shooting happened just after 4:30 p.m. No word on what sparked the shooting or the conditions of the victims.

An investigation is ongoing.

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