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UPDATE: Northview Heights Shooting Leaves Male Critical

Date: April 8, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

UPDATE: 04/08/21 at 8:40 a.m. 

The victim in this shooting was pronounced deceased in the hospital. The investigation is ongoing. 

Original post:

Just after midnight, police from Zone 1 responded to a Shotspotter alert for multiple rounds fired in the 800 block of Mt. Pleasant Road.

Officers already in the area while investigating an earlier shooting quickly located a male victim who had suffered a gunshot wound to the head.

He was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Major Crimes detectives are investigating. The Mobile Crime Unit processed evidence at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-04-08
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov