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Police Investigate After Juvenile Arrives at the Hospital with Gunshot Wound

Date: August 16, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone
Summary:

Just before 1 a.m., Zone 3 officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert for shots fired in the 100 block of Secane Avenue.

When responding units arrived, they observed a group of people leaving a party in an apartment that was being used as an AirBnB. There were no victims at the scene, but one vehicle on the street sustained damage from the gunfire. The Crime Scene Unit processed evidence.

About an hour later, a 16-year-old male arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the right arm. He told police he was leaving Secane Avenue when he was shot.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-08-16
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov