Man Survives Gunshot Wound to the Head in McKeesport

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McKeesport, PA – Police in McKeesport are investigating a shooting after a man was shot in the head near Fremont and Versailles Avenues. The Allegheny County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is now investigating that case as a homicide.

According to police, at approximately 11:06 am on Saturday, County 9-1-1 was notified of a shooting at Fremont & Versailles Avenues. Further investigation revealed the shooting occurred in the 1400 block of Hamilton Street and not at the reported location.

“First responders found an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to an area hospital and is in critical condition. Homicide detectives initiated an investigation,” police said.

County Police determined 20-year-old Davon Blue of Homestead was the person responsible for the shooting.

Blue was taken into custody today without incident and charged with criminal attempt homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, robbery, carrying a firearm without a license, possession of a firearm by a minor, false identification to law enforcement and obstruction of justice. Blue is currently lodged in the Allegheny County Jail.

At this time, police have not released information regarding possible suspects or motives.

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