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CORRECTION: Police Investigate After Shots Fired, Two Victims Located in East Allegheny Neighborhood

Date: April 9, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

Correction: 04/09/2021 at 8:03 a.m.  Medics transported one victim to the hospital in stable condition. The second victim who had sustained a gunshot wound to the head was transported to the hospital by private means. He arrived in stable condition.

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 1, patrolling the area of East Commons just before 1 a.m., heard multiple shots fired in the area of Cedar Avenue and Avery Street.

Officers located a male victim with a gunshot wound to the leg in the 300 block of Cedar Avenue.

A second male victim with a gunshot wound to the head was located shortly afterward in the 200 block of E. Ohio Street. He arrived at the hospital by private means.

Medics transported the other victim to a separate area hospital in stable condition.

Detectives from Major Crimes and the Mobile Crime Unit are investigating.

The investigation is ongoing. 

 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-04-09
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov