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Police Investigate Shooting at Nova Place

Date: July 13, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report of shots fired at Nova Place on the North Side around 9:15 p.m.

Zone 1 officers found a male gunshot victim collapsed in an outside stairwell. Officers rendered aid until Medics arrived and took over his care. The male was transported to a local hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to his upper body.

Violent Crimes Unit detectives arrived to take over the investigation; Crime Scene Unit detectives processed the scene.

The victim was attending a music concert inside Nova Place when a fight broke out.

Police are investigating. Because the shooting occurred during a concert, there were many possible witnesses. And when members of the community assist investigators with information, Police solve crimes. Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call police at (412) 323-7800.

Note: This concert was not part of the Deutschtown Music Festival.


Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri

2019-07-13
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov