Police call party for noise complaint 90 minutes before deadly shooting – FOX13 News Memphis
Police were called to an Airbnb rental 90 minutes before gunshots rang out, killing two teenagers.
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The police confirmed to our sister station WPXI that they had responded to the call of a noise complaint.
Pittsburgh police said they asked the person who opened the door where the landlord was. A second person came to the door. Police said they asked them to turn the music down and they complied.
Police said a party was going on on the second floor of the house but was out of their sight. WPXI reported that up to 200 people were at the party and many were underage.
Police said they told the person at the door that if they were called home again, they would end the party. No other noise complaints were filed Sunday night, police told WPXI.
About an hour and a half later, around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, police said 10 people were shot and two were killed. Five people were injured as they tried to escape the shooting, WPXI reported.
According to the police, no less than 50 shots were fired inside the house and another 50 outside.
Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert said there were multiple shooters and police recovered different types of shell casings, telling them multiple people opened fire.
“I mean it was a quick shot. It wasn’t just a little fire. [It was like]’Bang, bang, bang, bang, bang,’ said Leonard Verdetto WPXI. Verdetto watched the shooting from his home across the street.
No one has been arrested.
The police questioned the person responsible for organizing the party. His lawyer said his client was cooperating with the investigation and that he did not have a weapon and did not fire any shots, WPXI reported.
Airbnb released a statement to WPXI saying that the person who booked the rental has been banned for life from the platform and that the company “will consider all legal options to hold this person accountable”.
The company said the party was unauthorized and was held without the knowledge or consent of the host, who had stipulated in the agreement: ‘No parties allowed, any evidence of party will incur charges. of $500″ and “please respect the noise curfew 10pm-7am.
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