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One Dead, One in Critical Condition After West End Shooting

Date: January 15, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 6
Summary:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to 911 calls for gunfire on the 300 block of Stratmore Street around 9:55 p.m.

Zone 6 officers located an adult male with a gunshot wound to his torso outside of a residence and began to render aid. Medics took over and transported him to a local hospital in critical condition. Unfortunately, he died from his wounds at the hospital.

Shortly after the shooting, police responded to a 2-vehicle crash on Middletown Road at Berry Street. A male passenger in the first vehicle also had a gunshot wound to his torso. Medics transported him to a local hospital in critical condition. The female driver of the first vehicle was taken in for questioning. Witnesses reported two males fled from the vehicle on foot.

The driver of the second vehicle was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

The Crime Scene Unit and Major Crimes responded to both scenes. The Crash Investigation Unit responded to the Middletown scene.

No arrests at this time. Anyone with information on the shooting or crash is asked to call Major Crimes at (412) 323-7161.


Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri

2021-01-15
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov