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Police Investigate after Three Shot in Spring Hill

Date: August 24, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1

Just before 9 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 1 responded to a ShotSpotter alert, followed by 9-1-1 calls, for multiple shots fired in the 2100 block of Rhine Street.

Responding officers located two victims in an apartment on the lower level of a building. One male suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and the ribs. Officers applied a tourniquet until medics arrived. The victim was transported to the hospital in serious condition.

A second male victim was transported in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the right leg and a graze wound to the head.

A third victim, a female, arrived at the hospital by private means with gunshot wounds to the right leg and and left arm.

Detectives from Violent Crimes are investigating. The Crime Scene Unit processed evidence at the two locations. There are no arrests at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz