Police at the scene of a double fatal shooting in McKeesport overnight.
Raffel Greene, 49, with granddaughter, Ja-Onnah Torres, 5, a day before he was killed.
Allegheny County Jail
Two people were shot to death overnight outside a McKeesport housing complex.
Police responded shortly after 12:23 a.m. Thursday to a parking lot at the Crawford Village complex off Grandview Avenue after several people called 911 to report gunshots in the area, according to Allegheny County police.
Upon arrival, officers found a 49-year-old man — identified as Raffel Greene of Clairton — on Grandview in front of Building 39. A 32-year-old woman — identified as Jessica Taylor of Finleyville, Washington County — was found seated in a vehicle in the parking lot. Both had been shot multiple times.
They were pronounced dead at the scene. the county medical examiner’s office said Mr. Greene died of a gunshot wound to the neck, and Ms. Taylor from a shot to the head. Both were ruled homicides.
Police said neither Mr. Greene nor Ms. Taylor lived lived in the housing complex. Their relationship to each other is unclear.
Investigators said Mr. Greene ran from the vehicle after being shot and collapsed on the street.
Police continue to investigate a motive for the shooting. No arrests have been made.
County police ask anyone who may have heard or seen anything at the time of the shooting to contact McKeesport police or the county police Homicide Unit at 412-473-1300. Callers can remain anonymous.