Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report of shots fired on the 1500 block of Amanda Street around 7:45 p.m.
Responding officers from Zone 3 found a male gunshot victim who had run from the scene to the 1400 block of Brownsville Road. Police provided initial aid, and Pittsburgh EMS transported him to a local hospital in critical condition.
VCU detectives arrived to process the scene. Police are searching for a short male in a hoodie who may have fled the scene on foot.
Police are investigating.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.