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Police and EMS Responded To a Fatal Shooting in Homewood West

Date: May 16, 2021
Incident Type: Fatal Shooting
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert for 11 rounds on the 600 block of N Dallas Avenue around 3:45 a.m.

When Zone 5 officers arrived, they were directed to a male with multiple gunshot wounds.

Police rendered aid until EMS arrived.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by medics.

A second male arrived at a local hospital by private vehicle, with a gunshot wound to the hand.

VCU and MCU detectives arrived and processed the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.  


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-05-16
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov