Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Shout Precedes Gunfire at Mckeesport Housing Complex

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Shout Precedes Gunfire at Mckeesport Housing Complex

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A 17-year-old from Duquesne and a 26-year-old McKeesport man were arrested late Thursday on charges of shooting at a security guard in an apartment complex in McKeesport.

Dailan Smith, 26, and Jahi Rox, 17, face attempted homicide, assault and firearms charges, according to court records.

The security guard, identified in a criminal complaint as Ronald Fialkovich, said he was standing in a parking lot in the Hi View Gardens apartments in the 700 block of Sixth Street when a vehicle drove by.

Someone inside the vehicle shouted, "I'll smoke you, security guard," Mr. Fialkovich told McKeesport police, and then fired six shots.

Mr. Fialkovich was not wounded.

McKeesport police saw a vehicle that matched the one Mr. Fialkovich described as it drove away from the apartment complex, according to court records. …

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