2 dead, 9 injured in shooting at Pittsburgh house party

Two youths were killed and at least nine others were injured when gunfire ripped through a party at a short-term rental property in Pittsburgh early Sunday, police said.

More than 200 people were inside the Airbnb rental when the shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m., many of them minors, Pittsburgh police said.

At least 11 people were hospitalized with gunshot wounds, including the two male victims who died in hospital, police said.

“As response units arrived on scene, additional shots were fired in the vicinity and several youths were observed fleeing the area on foot and in a vehicle from an AirBnB property that had been rented on Suismon Street at Madison Avenue.” the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety said. the department said in a statement.

Up to 50 rounds were fired inside the property and bullet casings from rifles and pistols were found at the scene, police said. Some partygoers apparently jumped out of windows to escape gunfire and suffered broken bones and lacerations when they fell, according to the release.

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