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Police and EMS Responded to Male Assaulted in Knoxville

Date: August 30, 2021
Incident Type: Assault
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to a reported fight on the 200 block of Reifert Street around 12:40 a.m. on August 17, 2021.

Responding Zone 3 officers learned of an altercation between two neighbors. Police located an unconscious male with a head wound inside a home.

Witnesses stated a neighbor struck the victim in the head with a table leg.

Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition. The victim succumbed from his injuries 10-days later.

The suspect, Walter Jones was arrested at scene and is expected to be charged with Homicide.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-08-30
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov