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UPDATE: Police Respond For Shotspotter Alert in Hazelwood

Date: January 27, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 4

UPDATE: 01/28/21 

The female victim from this incident later succumbed to her wounds at the hospital. This is now being investigated as a homicide.

Original incident details:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 4 responded to a Shotspotter alert for shots fired in the 300 block of Flowers Avenue just before 8:40 p.m.

While en route, a vehicle stopped in front of officers on Blair Street at Eliza Street with two gunshot victims inside.

A female victim suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder. Officers removed her from the vehicle and began CPR. Medic 12 transported her to the hospital in critical condition. 

A male victim suffered a gunshot wound to the hand. EMS transported him to the hospital in stable condition.

Detectives from Major Crimes are investigating. The Crime Scene Unit processed both scenes. 

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz