Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police/SWAT Respond to Reports of Shots Fired

Date: June 25, 2019
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 1 responded to reports of shots fired in the 3600 block of Baytree Street at 10:00 p.m. with a male who had possibly barricaded himself inside a residence and could be armed.

Members of the Pittsburgh Police SWAT Team and the Tactical Negotiations Team were sent in to try and establish communications.

After an extensive on-scene investigation, it was determined that no shots were ever fired and no one was barricaded inside the residence.

Police dismantled the SWAT call-out.

The investigation continues.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz