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SWAT Responded To a Home in Elliott

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

Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded to the 1000 block of Chartiers Avenue around 5 p.m. for a male in crisis.

 

When first responders arrived, they were directed to a home where a male barricaded himself in a room.

 

SWAT and negotiators responded to the scene after the male threatened to harm himself.

 

After two hours of constant communications with negotiators, the male surrendered without incident.

 

Medics checked the male on scene before he was transported to get further assistance.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-03-02
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov