|Mass shooting in suburban Pittsburgh. Five members of a families were killed by allegedly two cold-hearted terrorists.|
Another horrible mass shooting happened in America. A family was executed in their own backyard and the Pittsburgh and Wilkinsburg police teamed up with the FBI to capture the terrorists responsible for this horrific tragedy.
The mother of the victims is grieving the death of her three children and her two nieces.
Jessica Shelton didn't expect this stuff to happen. "I don't know why they were targeted because they were fun-loving and amongst each other".
The victims, Jerry Shelton, 35, Brittany Powell, 27, Chanetta Powell, 25, Tina Shelton, 37 and Shada Mahone, 26. What's worse came the news that Chanetta was pregnant with her child. The fetus was killed as well.
Once again, we've become numb to mass shootings in the United States. The Republicans and Democrats running for president won't change the narrative.
GUN VIOLENCE IS THE NUMBER ONE THREAT IN THE UNITED STATES.
|Backyard cookout ended in a horrific tragedy.|
World News Today sends our condolences to the families of Jerry Shelton, Brittany Powell, Chanetta Powell, Tina Shelton, and Shada Mahone. Their lives were stripped away by an act of terror.
These individuals didn't give care about the lives of these innocent human beings.
This act of terrorism happened at a cookout. Some of the children watched their parents get murdered in cold blood.There were allegedly two men who were at the cookout. They're being sought by the law.
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Three surviving shooting victims were taken from the scene in ambulances. Of those victims, two men were listed in critical condition, police said.
WPXI 11's Steven Fisher reported a 41-year-old woman who was wounded was treated and released from the hospital.
Shots were fired from an alley to the rear of the home.
"The murders were planned, calculated, brutal," Allegheny County prosecutor Stephen Zappala said.
He told Channel 11 News 15 people were in the backyard when one shooter with a .40-caliber handgun approached from the alley and began shooting.
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Neither weapon has been recovered. Officers removed 48 shell casings from the scene.
"We haven't seen something like this for quite some time, if we've ever seen something like this in terms of planning, taking lives," Zappala said.
A motive wasn't immediately known. Lt. Andrew Schurman of the Allegheny County Homicide Unit said all four people who died at the scene passed away on the back porch.
Allegheny County police officials said Thursday afternoon they had no firm suspects.
|A family member is restrained.|
Zappala added that he believes some of the partygoers were targeted.
As far as a motive, "everything is on the table," police said.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information can call 1-800-283-4867.
Donations for loved ones of the victims are also being accepted at any Citizens Bank for the Shelton-Powell Fund.