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Police Investigate After Juvenile in the Upper Hill Suffers Gunshot Wound

Date: May 7, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 responded to 9-1-1 calls for reports of shots fired in 700 block of Anaheim Street around 5:45 p.m.

Officers found shell casings in the area, but no victims were located. Just before 6:15 p.m. police were notified that an 11-year-old male victim was taken to the hospital by family members. He arrived in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Police believe he was hit by a stray bullet from gunfire between individuals who were not known to him.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-05-07
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov