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UPDATE: Police Responed To a Shotspotter Alert In Polish Hill

Date: May 2, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 3000 block of Paulowna Street around 2:40 a.m.

When officers arrived, they located a male with multiple gunshot wounds. Police immediately rendered aid to the victim until EMS arrived.

Medics transported him to a local hospital in serious condition.

The GVI and the Mobile Crime Unit arrived and processed the scene.

The investigation is still ongoing.

UPDATE: The victim was pronounced deceased while in the hospital. Police are now investigating this shooting as a homicide.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-05-02
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov