Just after 11 p.m., Pittsburgh Police Zone 2 officers responded to the 2200 block of Webster Avenue for reports of a person shot.
Officers located a male victim with a gunshot wound to the back. Medics transported him to the hospital in critical condition.
VCU and Crime Unit detectives processed the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.