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Multiple Victims In Shooting Outside Pennsylvania Church

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At least six people were rushed to the hospital with gunshot wounds after a shooting erupted on Friday outside a church in Pittsburgh where a funeral was taking place, local officials said.

According to Pittsburgh Police Commander Rick Ford, of the six shooting victims, one individual remains in critical condition and is being treated at Allegheny General Hospital, while the other five victims are in stable condition at area hospitals.

Ford declined to release their ages or other identifying information at this time since police are still working to notify families.

All schools in the vicinity of the shooting have also been notified the area is now safe for dismissal of students, Ford said.

Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives “are on scene assisting the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police with this incident,” CNN reported, citing Special Agent Robert Cucinotta.

“We cannot comment any further in this matter,” Cucinotta added.

Read more at CNN.