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Police Investigate Two Shootings in Troy Hill Neighborhood, One Fatal

Date: June 26, 2019
Incident Type: Homicide/Shooting
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 1, as well as detectives from Major Crimes, responded to 911 calls of shots fired in the 1300 block of Truax Way at 3:43 a.m.

When officers arrived on scene they found a male deceased in the street.

Police are investigating this shooting as a homicide.

At 3:45 a.m. police responded to reports of a male shot in the 1600 block of Lowrie Street.

When officers arrived on scene they found a male with gunshot wounds to the face and arm. 

He was conscious and alert. He was transported by EMS to a local hospital in critical but stable condition.

Police are investigating both shootings. It is too soon to determine whether the two incidents are related.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz