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UPDATE: Police Respond for Female Found Deceased in Carrick

Date: March 27, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE: 03/27/21 9:20 p.m.

Police have made an arrest in this incident. 

Donte Moss, 41, of Pittsburgh is charged with Criminal Homicide, Persons not to Possess, Tampering, Firearms not to be Carried Without a License.

Moss is being held at Allegheny County Jail.

Original Post:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to a 911 call for a gunshot heard in the 400 block of Linnview Ave. in Carrick just after 12:30 a.m.

A female was located deceased on a sidewalk from a gunshot wound to the head.  

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

The investigation is ongoing. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz