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Police Responded To a Dog Shot in the Hill District

Date: August 20, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 2400 block of Chauncey Drive around 8:30 p.m.

When Zone 2 officers arrived, they were directed to a dog with a gunshot wound. The dog was deceased upon arrival of police.

Officer learned that a male on a motorcycle shot the dog before fleeing towards an unknown direction.

Animal Care & Control came and retrieved the dog’s remains.

The investigation is ongoing.  


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-08-20
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov