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UPDATE: EMS and Police Responded To Stabbing Carrick

Date: August 2, 2021
Incident Type: Stabbing
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

UPDATE 9:15 a.m.: Rami Jasim, 33, of Pittsburgh has been charged with three counts of Aggravated Assault, and three counts of Criminal Attempt - Criminal Homicide.

He is currently in the ACJ.

 

Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded for a reported stabbing on the 2300 block of Brownsville Road around 1:30 a.m.

When first responders arrived, they discovered multiple stabbing victims. The victims told police the suspect fled towards the basement.

One victim was transported in critical, the second serious and the third in stable conditions.

Police and a K9 unit discovered the suspect in the basement hiding in the ceiling.

He was arrested without incident.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-08-02
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov