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Police Investigate Overnight Shooting on the South Side

Date: May 30, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to reports of shots fired in the 1700 block of E. Carson Street around 2:35 a.m.

Once on scene, officers located a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds to the leg. Officers applied a tourniquet until medics could transport him to the hospital. He was transported in stable condition.

A short time later, two male victims arrived separately at the hospital by private means. One suffered gunshot wounds to the leg, the other had a graze wound to the leg. Both arrived in stable condition.

Detectives from Major Crimes and the Mobile Crime Unit processed evidence at the scene.

Multiple units from other zones helped secure the area during the investigation, which is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz