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UPDATE: Police and EMS responded to a male shot in the Strip District

Date: February 21, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert and 9-1-1 calls for a male shot on the 2700 block of Penn Avenue around 9:10 p.m.

When Zone 2 officers arrived, they discovered a male with a gunshot wound to the head. Officers rendered aid until medics arrived. 
Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition. 
The investigation is ongoing.

UPDATE (Feb. 22 9:30 a.m.) The victim was pronounced deceased after arriving at the hospital. An arrest warrant has been issued, and police are in consultation with the District Attorneys Office on charges.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-02-21
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov