Public Safety Blotter Articles

Man Dies in Overnight Shooting

Date: January 16, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter notification of gunfire on the 6600 block of Frankstown Avenue around 2:05 a.m.

Zone 5 officers located a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso and legs. Medics transported him in critical condition, but he was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The Crime Scene Unit responded to process the scene for evidence. Major Crimes detectives are investigating.

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

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri