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SWAT Responded To an Apartment In Lincoln-Leminton

Date: February 20, 2021
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to the 1300 block of Paulson Street around 3:50 a.m. for a dispute between neighbors.

When Zone 5 officers arrived, they were notified by a male that a neighbor pulled a gun out on him after a dispute.

Officers went over to speak to the suspect. He then became combative, fled inside and barricaded inside. SWAT was called to the assist.

Negotiators were able to encourage the male to exit the apartment after an hour and a half of communication.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-02-20
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov