Pittsburgh police fatally shoot armed drug suspect


By David Morrison
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh police shot and killed a man who tried to run away after officers said they saw him trying to sell drugs in the parking lot of an Exxon gas station in Lower Lawrenceville yesterday afternoon.

The shooting happened about 5:12 p.m. on the corner of 40th Street and Penn Avenue, tying up afternoon rush-hour traffic as police vehicles and news helicopters converged on the scene.

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