Police issue warrant in death of Swissvale teen

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SWISSVALE, Pa. - Allegheny County police have charged a man with the deadly shooting of a teen at a Swissvale playground. 

Police have issued a warrant for William Smoot, 19, who is accused of shooting 17-year-old Vallen Davies.

Davies, a student at Woodland Hills High School, was found shot several times in Collingwood Park in May.  He died at the scene. 

Submitted by victim's mother


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According to the criminal complaint, Smoot met Davies in the park for a drug deal when the shooting happened. 

Smoot is facing several charges, including criminal homicide.   

Anyone with information about Smoot's whereabouts is asked to call Allegheny County police.  


 

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