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UPDATE: Police Responded To a Male Shot In Central Lawrenceville

Date: June 10, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 2

UPDATE: 06/11/21 at 11:55 a.m.

Pittsburgh Police arrested Gerald Porter, 22, of Pittsburgh in connection with this incident.

He faces four counts of Aggravated Assault and two counts of Recklessly Endangering Another Person.

Porter is being held at Allegheny County Jail.

Original incident details:

Pittsburgh Police, UPMC Police and University of Pittsburgh Police responded to the 4400 block of Penn Avenue around 10:30 p.m. for a large fight.

When officers arrived, they were alerted to a male with multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

A second victim, noticed they were struck by gunfire when he returned home. His condition was last listed as stable.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews