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Police Responded To a Shots Fired Call in East Allegheny

Date: February 16, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to a report of shots fired on the 600 block of E Ohio Street around 2:40 p.m.

When Zone 1 officers arrived, they discovered a few buildings that were struck by gunfire, along with a pick-up truck.

While officers were conducting their investigation, they were alerted to a male gunshot victim on the 1500 block of Monterey Street.

 Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in stable condition with gunshot wounds to the legs. There were no other victims.

The 600 block of E Ohio Street was closed during the investigation but has since reopened.

The Crime Scene Unit processed both scenes and the investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-02-16
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov