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SWAT Responded To A Home in Greenfield.

Date: April 18, 2021
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 4
Summary:

Police Responded to a 9-1-1 call of a male shooting from the back of his house on the 0 block of Bigelow Street around 10:45 a.m.

Responding Zone 4 officers were directed to the house where the male was seen shooting from.

A neighbor stated they witnessed a rifle sticking out of a window.

Officers gave verbal commands for the male to exit the house. The male continued to shoot at cans in the backyard from inside the house.

SWAT responded when the male refused and barricaded himself inside. He surrendered to police without incident around an hour later.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police believe the weapon was an Air Rifle.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-04-18
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov