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Terrifying moment mourners scream and run for cover as bullets fly outside funeral for 20-year-old man killed in Pittsburgh gunfight: Six injured – one critically – as cops hunt suspect on lam

  • Footage of the moment shows mourners screaming and running for cover at the funeral of a 20-year-old man killed in Pittsburgh – capturing their terror. 
  • Multiple shots were fired in Pittsburgh on Friday police confirming six people, one in a critical condition, hit while outside of a church funeral 
  • Several police agencies responded after a ShotSpotter alert around noon in the 3700 block of Brighton Road
  • Five victims are in care at Allegheny General Hospital, including one in critical condition
  • A sixth person was taken to UPMC Children’s Hospital after the shooting
  • It is believed that the funeral service was being held at the Destiny of Faith Church for 20-year-old John Hornezes
  • Hornezes was one of three people killed in a North Side shooting at the Sunoco gas station on Cedar Avenue on Oct 15 
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Footage of the moment mourners scream and run for cover as bullets fly outside the funeral for a 20-year-old man killed in Pittsburgh has captured their terror.

Six people were shot and injured in the shooting incident in Brighton Heights just after midday on Friday, including one critically as a gunman remains on the loose.

Multiple shots were fired outside of the Destiny of Faith Church where a funeral believed to be for 20-year-old John Hornezes was taking place.

Hornezes was one of three people killed in a North Side shooting at the Sunoco gas station on Cedar Avenue on Oct 15. 

Police identified the two others killed in the Oct 15 incident as innocent victims and said Hornezes was the likely target of the shooting.

Footage of the moment mourners scream and run for cover as bullets fly outside the funeral for a 20-year-old man killed in Pittsburgh has captured their terror

Footage of the moment mourners scream and run for cover as bullets fly outside the funeral for a 20-year-old man killed in Pittsburgh has captured their terror

The 56 second video shows mourners inside the Brighton Heights church sitting and listening to a woman speaking at a lectern

The 56 second video shows mourners inside the Brighton Heights church sitting and listening to a woman speaking at a lectern

Shots can be heard being fired outside the church as mourners begin to scream and dive for cover

Shots can be heard being fired outside the church as mourners begin to scream and dive for cover

The camera filming the live feed is seen jolted into a different position as funeral goers scramble inside the church

The camera filming the live feed is seen jolted into a different position as funeral goers scramble inside the church

The 56 second video shows mourners inside the Brighton Heights church sitting and listening to a woman speaking at a lectern.

Shots can be heard being fired outside the church as mourners begin to scream and dive for cover. 

A sense of terror is palpable in the video, the fear clear in the face of the woman who had been speaking to the crowd. 

The camera filming the live feed is seen jolted into a different position as funeral goers scramble inside the church.

On Friday, Pittsburgh Public Safety officials tweeted that ‘Multiple shots fired in the area of 3700 block of Brighton Road.’

Five victims are in care at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), including one in critical condition. A sixth person was taken to UPMC Children’s Hospital after the shooting. 

Six people have been shot and injured including one critically as a gunman remains on the loose in Pittsburgh

Six people have been shot and injured including one critically as a gunman remains on the loose in Pittsburgh 

It is believed that the funeral service was being held for 20-year-old John Hornezes (pictured)

It is believed that the funeral service was being held for 20-year-old John Hornezes (pictured)

Hornezes was one of three people killed in a North Side shooting at the Sunoco gas station on Cedar Avenue on Oct 15

Hornezes was one of three people killed in a North Side shooting at the Sunoco gas station on Cedar Avenue on Oct 15

Five victims are in care at Allegheny General Hospital, including one in critical condition. A sixth person was taken to UPMC Children's Hospital after the shooting

Five victims are in care at Allegheny General Hospital, including one in critical condition. A sixth person was taken to UPMC Children’s Hospital after the shooting

Pittsburgh Public Safety officials earlier tweeted that 'Multiple shots fired in the area of 3700 block of Brighton Road'

Pittsburgh Public Safety officials earlier tweeted that ‘Multiple shots fired in the area of 3700 block of Brighton Road’ 

A woman coming out of the Brighton Heights church where the shooting took place said violence in the area was 'getting out of hand'

A woman coming out of the Brighton Heights church where the shooting took place said violence in the area was ‘getting out of hand’

Dan Laurent, a spokesperson for the Allegheny Health Network told CNN that patients were brought to AGH at around 12.45pm – however Laurent did not have information on their conditions or the nature of their injuries.

Police Commander Richard Ford said authorities are still investigating a motive in the shooting.

At this time, no information on suspects is being released as Police maintain a strong presence in the area.

A woman coming out of the Brighton Heights church where the shooting took place told WPXI things were ‘getting out of hand’.

‘We need to stop with this violence we need to love each other we need to communicate with each other we need to reason with one another this isn’t the way,’ she said.

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