19 Year Old Aliquippa man shot near IUP campus

Story by Beaver County Radio News Correspondent Sandy Giordano

A 19 year old Aliquippa man was  the victim of multiple gunshot wounds early Sunday morning near the IUP  campus.  PA State Police from TROOP A are seeking information  on the shooting.  According to a press release, the  troopers were dispatched due to reports of multiple gunshots being fired  in the area of 300 medlar Drive.   The first-responding trooper responded at 12:20 a.m.  , arriving on-scene  and observed  multiple vehicles and individuals fleeing the scene 200-250 were observed on scene  when troopers arrived. They located the victim on the ground in a parking lot  receiving medical attention from bystanders, EMS A  was summoned and Citizens Ambulance Service arrived.  The victim was flown to  to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital . He sustained several gunshot wounds.

The victim is listed in critical condition, and is expected to survive.  His identity is not being released.