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Police, EMS Respond for Shots Fired in Northview Heights, Two Injured

Date: June 18, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 1 responded to a Shotspotter alert for multiple rounds fired in the 100 block of Hazlett Street at 11:08 p.m.

Medics and officers arrived on scene to find two adult female victims. One suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, the other a graze wound to the elbow.

Witnesses told police a fight between juveniles escalated to shots fired and the two females were bystanders who were struck. Medic 4 transported both patients to the hospital in stable condition.

Major Crimes and Mobile Crime Unit detectives were on scene.

There are no arrests at this time. The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-06-18
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov