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UPDATE: Male Pronounced Deceased in the Hospital following Shooting in Beechview

Date: September 3, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting/Homicide
Location: Zone 6
Summary:

 UPDATE: 10:27 a.m. 09/04/21

Police arrested Darrell Mutzig, 37, of Pittsburgh. He's charged with Criminal Homicide and Aggravated Assault.

Original incident details:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 6 responded to 9-1-1 calls for a male shot on the 1000 clock of Hampshire Avenue just before  11 p.m.

Officers located a male victim with a gunshot wound to the chest and rendered aid until medics arrived. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition and later pronounced deceased.

Not long after the initial shooting, police received reports of a male with a gun on nearby Alton Street. Two males at that location were taken to police headquarters for questioning.

Detectives from Major Crimes and the Crime Scene Unit are investigating.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-09-03
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov