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Police Investigate Shooting in the Strip District

Date: August 1, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 2 responded to a Shot Spotter alert of multiple shots fired, followed by 911 calls, in the 2600 block of Penn Avenue in the Strip District, just before 2 a.m.

When they arrived on scene they found a male victim who had suffered several gun shot wounds lying on a sidewalk across from a parking lot.

He was transported by EMS to a local hospital in critical but stable condition. The Crime Scene Unit arrived to process the scene.

Officers spoke with some witnesses who were in the area because a night club had just let out for the evening in the same block.

Police are actively searching for a suspect. 

The investigation continues.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2019-08-01
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov