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1 dead, 1 injured in shooting outside Oakland bar

Pittsburgh, PA – In a tragic incident that unfolded early Friday morning, a 55-year-old man was fatally shot and another individual, a 29-year-old male, sustained gunshot wounds in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. The incident took place following an argument between the two men inside Chief’s Cafe bar located on North Craig Street. Authorities responded swiftly to the scene after receiving reports of the shooting.

According to local news partner WPXI, the fatal shooting occurred at approximately [insert time] on Friday. The victim, identified as a 55-year-old man, succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Meanwhile, the 29-year-old male victim was rushed to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. The extent of his injuries remains undisclosed at this time.

Law enforcement officials promptly secured the area surrounding the crime scene, stretching from Bigelow Boulevard to Center Avenue. As investigators conducted their preliminary examination, police tape was deployed to cordon off the affected area. Additionally, a vehicle connected to the incident was towed away from the scene, as reported by WPXI.

Authorities are actively investigating the circumstances leading up to the shooting and are seeking any potential witnesses or individuals who may possess pertinent information. The motive behind the argument and subsequent shooting is currently unknown. Detectives are anticipated to conduct interviews and review surveillance footage from both inside the bar and its vicinity to gather crucial evidence.

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