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Police Responded To a Shotspotter Alert In Beltzhoover

Date: May 10, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter Alert for 13 rounds fired on the 300 block of Curtin Avenue around 11:10 p.m.

When Zone 3 officers arrived, they located a scene nearby on the 400 block of Freeland Street.

Upon the initial investigation, officers determined an exchange of gunfire happened between a person inside the home and another on the outside.

Police were observed an open front door. Officers gave commands through an open door for anyone inside.

SWAT was called as an abundance of caution.

SWAT officers cleared the residence, and determined the home was unoccupied.

There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-05-10
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov