Sep. 3—Police are investigating a shooting Friday evening that left a teenage girl dead in Duquesne.
Lajaponis Roberts, 14, died at the scene, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner.
Allegheny County Homicide detectives said they learned Roberts was a passenger in a burgundy-colored Chevy Cruze when the shooting occurred. The driver fled, police said.
The shooting was reported shortly before 5:15 p.m. in the 700 block of Priscilla Avenue.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the county police tip line at 1-833-255-8477. Callers can remain anonymous.
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