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Police and EMS Responded To a Fatal Shooting In Homewood North

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

Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded for a 9-1-1 call for the 7900 block of Frankstown Avenue around 3:40 p.m.

Responding Zone 5 officers arrived and discovered a male victim inside a SUV.

Police rendered aid to the victim until medics arrived. Medics pronounced him deceased at the scene.

A second person, who was the driver of the SUV was not injured.

During the initial investigation, police learned the victim was shot inside the vehicle at another location. The driver continued until they reached the 7900 block of Frankstown Avenue.

GVI and MCU detectives arrived and processed the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-05-16
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov