Two children shot during vigil for victim of gun violence in Homewood

Three people were shot, including a 3-year-old and a 12-year-old girl, during a neighborhood vigil for a victim of gun violence in Homewood Wednesday night.

The shooting took place at Monticello Street and North Lang Avenue just after 9 p.m., police said.

An adult was also injured. All three were in stable condition at Pittsburgh hospitals.

Bystanders at the scene said the incident occurred as a crowd of some 50 to 60 people, mainly youngsters, gathered for the vigil to mark the two-year anniversary of the death of 19-year-old Anton Smith.


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