Police seeking assailant in fatal shooting

Police are currently looking for the person responsible for fatally shooting a man in Wilmerding.

Rico Smith, 27, was found shot in the 500-block of Airbrake Avenue around 11:30 Friday morning. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

WPXI reports witnesses claim they saw a black man fleeing from the scene.

An autopsy is schedule for Saturday to determine cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Homicide Unit.


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