Shooting at Pittsburgh bar: 2 killed, many injured; what we know so far

Officials are yet to confirm if any suspects were in custody

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A shooting at a bar in Pittsburgh, United States, left two dead and around seven injured on Sunday. 

According to the Penn Hills Police Department, the incident occurred at the Ballers Hookah Lounge and Cigar Bar. The Allegheny County Police Department's homicide unit was called in by the Penn Hills Police Department after the early morning shooting was reported. 

First responders discovered the bodies of an adult male and female inside the bar around 3 am Sunday. Seven additional victims were also found. Some were transported from the scene and additional victims walked into area hospitals, Allegheny County police said in a statement on social media.

The statement also added that one of the victims was in critical condition. The remaining victims all had injuries that were not life-threatening, it added.

Preliminary information shows an altercation took place inside the bar and multiple individuals opened fire, the county police said.

The statement did not say whether any suspects were in custody.

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