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Police Responded To a ShotspotterAlert in Homewood South

Date: May 13, 2021
Incident Type: Non-fatal Shooting
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 500 block of N Dunfermline Street around 4:55 p.m.

Responding Zone 5 officers were alerted to a juvenile male with a gunshot wound to the left leg.

The victim was located nearby on the 7300 block of Hamilton Avenue. He was conscious and alert when officers arrived. Police rendered aid to the victim until EMS arrived.

Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in stable condition. There were no other victims or suspect descriptions. 

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-05-13
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov