Police: Student arrested in shooting death of another student outside Pittsburgh school

The entrance to Oliver Citywide Academy is empty after a shooting on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 in Pittsburgh. Authorities say a student shot and killed another student outside a school in Pittsburgh shortly before classes were due to start. Police say the alleged shooter is in custody, and that they recovered a gun. No other injuries were reported. (Justin Vellucci/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a student was arrested in the shooting death of another student just outside a Pittsburgh school. Police say the shooting happened by the steps of Oliver Citywide Academy shortly before classes were due to start Wednesday morning. Officers found the victim with gunshot wounds in front of the school and he later died. Another student seen running from the scene with a gun was arrested and a firearm was found. A city spokesperson said most students were still on their way to the school when the shooting happened. Both the shooter and the victim were minors, but their specific ages were not immediately released.

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