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Police and EMS Responded To a Gunshot Victim

Date: August 31, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zones 5 & 2

Pittsburgh EMS and Police responded to the 6200 block of Penn Avenue around 2 p.m. for a reported gunshot victim.

When first responders arrived, they located a female with a gunshot wound to the thigh. The victim reported to officers, that a known male shot her in the Hill District.  

Medic 11 transported the victim to a local hospital in stable condition.

SWAT and negotiators were called out to the 900 block of Bryn Mawr Road around 2:40 p.m where the suspect was barricade inside a home.

The suspect surrendered to police, and he was taken into custody without incident.

VCU detectives processed both scenes and the investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews