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Police Respond to Shooting on Frankstown Avenue

Date: March 25, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting/DOA
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

Police from Zone 5, with assistance from Zone 4 units, responded to Frankstown Avenue and N Braddock Avenue for a Shotspotter alert for multiple rounds, followed by 911 calls. 

Responding officers located two victims.
One male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

A second male, a juvenile, was transported to the hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the thigh. 

Witnesses are being interviewed.

Detectives from Major Crimes and the Crime Scene Unit processed the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-03-25
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov