Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Respond to Shots Fired During Attempted Carjacking in the Hill District

Date: March 15, 2021
Incident Type: Shots fired
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police Zone 2 officers responded to a Shotspotter notification in the 600 block of Hollace Street around 8:30 p.m.

When they arrived on scene they found shots had been fired during an attempted carjacking. The two victims inside the vehicle drove off and were located on Wylie Avenue. A male suffered cuts to his arm from broken glass. He refused medical attention.

A male actor fled on foot in an unknown direction. 

Crime Scene Unit detectives processed the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz