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Police and EMS Responded to A Collision with Gunshot Wound Victim

Date: March 2, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded to 9-1-1 call the 0 block of E Carson Street for a report of a vehicle that hit a pole around 1:10 a.m.

When Zone 3 officers arrived on scene, they were alerted by an off duty firefighter performing CPR on the victim.

The male victim suffered a gunshot wound and vehicle struck a pole near the intersection of E Carson Street and Arlington Avenue.

Medic transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

There were no suspect descriptions and investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-03-02
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov