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UPDATE 2: Police, EMS Respond to Shooting Victim on Fort Duquesne Boulevard

Date: August 12, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 2

UPDATE 2: 8/12/21 at 9:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh Police have made two arrests in connection with this homicide.

Taylor Wible, 21, of Pittsburgh is charged with Criminal Homicide and Carrying a Firearm Without a License.

Ela Aydin, 18, of Oakdale, PA is charged with Hindering Apprehension.

Both have been transported to the Allegheny County Jail.

UPDATE: 8/12/21 at 4:02 p.m.

The victim in this incident has been pronounced deceased.

The investigation is ongoing.


Original incident details:

Just after 1 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 responded to reports of a person shot off of Fort Duquesne Blvd. between Sixth and Seventh Streets Downtown.

Responding officers located an adult male victim in an alley with a gunshot wound to the chest. Officers equipped with life-saving gauze administered first aid until paramedics arrived. EMS transported the victim to the hospital in critical condition.

A short time later Pittsburgh Police stopped a vehicle on the South Side. Two individuals from that vehicle were taken to police headquarters to be questioned.

Detectives from the Violent Crime Unit are investigating. The Crime Scene Unit processed evidence on scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz