More Than 100 Gather at Funeral for Western Pa. Mother of 5 Killed in Cookout Ambush

A funeral service has been held for a mother of five who was among those killed earlier this month in gunfire at a western Pennsylvania cookout.

More than 100 people gathered Saturday at Mulberry Community Church in Wilkinsburg to mourn Tina Shelton, who was killed in the March 9 gunfire in Wilkinsburg that left five adults and an unborn child dead.

A letter from her partner, Bruce Mullen Jr., was read in which he called for forgiveness for those responsible and said Shelton was killed "because God needed another angel in heaven."

A funeral service for Shada Mahone was held Monday, and a joint service for siblings Jerry Shelton, Brittany Powell and Chanetta Powell is scheduled Tuesday.

An official says authorities believe they have identified suspects, but arrests aren't imminent.

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