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UPDATE: Police Investigate Spring Hill Shooting

Date: July 2, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report of shots fired on the 2100 block of Rhine Street around 4:45 p.m.

Zone 2 officers found a male victim shot in the head inside an apartment building.

Pittsburgh EMS transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

Police are investigating.

UPDATE: Shayla Johnson, 17, of the North Side was arrested Aug. 21 and charged as an adult for Criminal Conspiracy (Robbery) and Criminal Use of Communication Facility in relation to an Aggravated Assault that occurred on July 2, 2019 in the 2100 block of Rhine Street.

UPDATE 2 (Nov. 4): The shooting victim, Julian Carpenter, 24, has died of his wounds. Police continue to investigate.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri