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Police Investigate Overnight Shooting in Homewood

Date: August 13, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 responded to a Shotspotter alert just before 3:30 a.m. for shots fired in the 800 block of N. Homewood Avenue, followed by 9-1-1 calls for an individual found shot in the 7300 block of Race Street.

Responding officers located an adult male victim with a gunshot wound to the back. Medics transported him to the hospital in critical condition.

Major Crimes is investigating.

The investigation is ongoing. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-08-13
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov