Teen shot in Homestead, 15-year-old charged as adult


Teen shot in Homestead, 15-year-old charged as adult

Teen in custody at the Allegheny County Jail

Updated: 11:28 PM EST Feb 24, 2017


A teenager was shot Friday night in Homestead in the 1400 block of Mifflin Street, police said.

The 15-year-old was shot in the stomach according to Homestead Police Chief Jeffrey DeSimone, who said one arrest has been made.

The shooting happened at 5:09 p.m. according to a news release from Allegheny County Police.

Carter Hodges, 15, has been arrested for the shooting and charged with aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and a weapon violation.

Carter was taken to the Allegheny County Jail to await arraignment on thosecharges.

A girl may have been hit by shrapnel or other debris according to DeSimone.

He said it appears only…



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