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2 dead, 8 injured at party shooting in US city Pittsburgh
2 dead, 8 injured at party shooting in US city Pittsburgh

Washington, April 18 (TIWN) Two minors died and eight more people were injured after shots were fired at a house party in Pittsburgh, a major city in the US state of Pennsylvania early Sunday morning.

The shooting took place shortly after midnight during a party at a rental property, with as many as 200 people in attendance, many of them underage, according to police.  Two male victims — both juveniles — died at the hospital, police said, and eight more people were being treated for gunshot wounds, Xinhua news agency reported.  A police release initially said nine others were injured, but Pittsburgh Police Chief, Scott Schubert told reporters on Sunday afternoon that the number was later revised.  Police added that initial investigation revealed as many as 50 rounds were fired inside, prompting some party-goers to jump out of the windows, and several more shots were fired outside the home.  The investigation is underway.

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