McKeesport 19-year-old sought in Swissvale shooting

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Allegheny County police are searching for a McKeesport teenager accused of shooting a man in Swissvale Tuesday night.

Investigators charged Marcel Thompson, 19, of McKeesport, with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and firearms violations.

Swissvale police went to the 2100 block of Noble Street about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday and found a 19-year-old man with a gunshot to the abdomen.

Police said the man was taken to a hospital and described his condition as stable.

Mr. Thompson is about 5-foot-7 and weighs 130 pounds. He has the word "Regina" tattooed on the right side of his neck.

County police asked anyone who spots Mr. Thompson to call 911. They asked anyone with information about his whereabouts to call county homicide detectives at 412-473-1300.

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Liz Navratil: lnavratil@post-gazette.com, 412-263-1438 and on Twitter: @LizNavratil.


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