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UPDATE: Police Investigate Shooting in Homewood South

Date: August 29, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

UPDATE: 08/30/21 at 8:45 a.m.

The victim in this incident has succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.

It is now being investigated as a homicide.

Orignal incident details:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 responded to the 7400 block of Tioga Street for a ShotSpotter alert for 13 rounds fired just before midnight.

Arriving units located an 18-year-old male down on the street with multiple gunshot wounds.

He was transported to the hospital by medics in critical condition. The Crime Scene Unit processed evidence at the scene.

Detectives from Violent Crimes are investigating.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-08-29
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov