2 arrested in Pittsburgh in connection with Destiny of Faith Church shooting

Two male suspects have been arrested in connection with Friday’s shooting that injured six people during a funeral procession outside a church in Pittsburgh.

The suspects were arrested after a gun was thrown from a vehicle on the Ohio River’s McKees Rocks Bridge near Route 65.

The arrest was about half a mile from the Destiny of Faith Church in Brighton Heights, where the shooting took place.

Police said the suspects, who have not yet been identified, may be related to the church shooting.

The two suspects were taken to the police station after their arrest.

The bridge was closed for half an hour and a rescue team and a sniffer dog were called to the scene to retrieve the firearm.

The firearm has not yet been confirmed as located.

the Destiny of Faith Church in PittsburghAll six victims of the shooting are reported to be in stable condition after the shooting.AP

Gunshots broke out Friday afternoon during a funeral procession outside the Destiny of Faith Church in the Brighton Heights neighborhood of the city.

Several police departments responded to the ShotSpotter warning on the 3700 block of Brighton Road around noon.

The funeral took place in the church when the shots were fired outside.

Five of the six injured suffered gunshot wounds, with the sixth victim being injured as he tried to escape the chaos.

Three of the victims shot themselves to local hospitals, while emergency services transported the other three injured from the madness.

Police outside the churchPittsburgh police gather outside the Destiny of Faith church in Pittsburgh as an investigation into the shooting is underway.AP

All six victims of the shooting are said to be in stable condition.

The church had held a funeral service for John Hornezes Jr, one of three people killed in a shooting on the north side of town earlier this month.

After the shooting, Pittsburgh police were on hand to carry the coffin from the church around 3 p.m. as an investigation unfolded.

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