MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. — Authorities say a man being sought in a shooting that killed a woman and critically wounded her 15-year-old daughter near Pittsburgh has been found dead of an apparent suicide in the city.

Allegheny County police said Stowe Township police and paramedics responding to a 911 call just after 7 a.m. Wednesday found a 39-year-old woman dead of gunshot wounds.

A 15-year-old girl found in a common area of the building with gunshot wounds was taken to a local hospital and listed in critical but stable condition.

Police were searching for 42-year-old Jamar Allen, described as the leading suspect in the shooting, and reported finding him dead in a vehicle in the Homewood section of Pittsburgh.

The county medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.


This story has been corrected to note time of shooting report was 7 a.m. Wednesday rather than 7 p.m. Wednesday. APNewsNow.

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