3 people, including 15-year-old, shot at Kennywood

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Allegheny County police said three people were shot, including a 15-year-old, at Kennywood in West Mifflin Saturday evening. According to police, the shooting was the result of an altercation between two groups inside the park in front of the Musik Express ride.Police are now searching for a suspect. Officials describe him as a teenage male wearing a black hoodie and a COVID-style mask at the time of the shooting. Officers recovered a handgun inside the Park.The three victims include a 15-year-old who was shot in the thigh, a 39-year-old who was shot in the leg, and officials say a second juvenile arrived at a hospital with a graze wound. Several other people were treated for “trampling style” injuries, police said.Kennywood will be closed on Sunday, September 25th, according to the park’s website. “The park is closed Sunday, Sept. 25. Any dated tickets for today will be valid any other Phantom Fall Fest date. We will reopen on Friday, Sept. 30.” the website said.In a statement on Twitter Saturday night, Kennywood said “The park is closed for the night and all guests have exited. We are aware of a situation that occurred this evening and are working with local law enforcement. The safety of our guests and Team Members are our top priority. Members of the park’s security, Allegheny County, and West Mifflin police departments were already on site and immediately responded.” A WTAE photojournalist saw multiple police markers in front of the Musik Express, near the entrance to the Phantom’s Revenge.Multiple agencies responded to the park around 10:49pm Saturday evening after initial reports of shots fired. By 1:50 a.m. Sunday, Kennywood Boulevard had reopened to traffic.This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates. Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news.

Allegheny County police said three people were shot, including a 15-year-old, at Kennywood in West Mifflin Saturday evening.

According to police, the shooting was the result of an altercation between two groups inside the park in front of the Musik Express ride.

Police are now searching for a suspect. Officials describe him as a teenage male wearing a black hoodie and a COVID-style mask at the time of the shooting. Officers recovered a handgun inside the Park.

The three victims include a 15-year-old who was shot in the thigh, a 39-year-old who was shot in the leg, and officials say a second juvenile arrived at a hospital with a graze wound. Several other people were treated for “trampling style” injuries, police said.

Kennywood will be closed on Sunday, September 25th, according to the park’s website. “The park is closed Sunday, Sept. 25. Any dated tickets for today will be valid any other Phantom Fall Fest date. We will reopen on Friday, Sept. 30.” the website said.

In a statement on Twitter Saturday night, Kennywood said “The park is closed for the night and all guests have exited. We are aware of a situation that occurred this evening and are working with local law enforcement. The safety of our guests and Team Members are our top priority. Members of the park’s security, Allegheny County, and West Mifflin police departments were already on site and immediately responded.”

A WTAE photojournalist saw multiple police markers in front of the Musik Express, near the entrance to the Phantom’s Revenge.

Multiple agencies responded to the park around 10:49pm Saturday evening after initial reports of shots fired.

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By 1:50 a.m. Sunday, Kennywood Boulevard had reopened to traffic.

This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates. Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news.





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