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UPDATE Police Investigate Shooting in Homewood, One Male Victim Wounded

Date: September 12, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

UPDATE: 9/16/21 4:24 p.m. 

Police have arrested Jason Brock, 47, of Pittsburgh in connection with this incident.

Brock is charged with Aggravated Assault, Persons not to Possess, Carrying a Firearm Without a License, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Tampering with Evidence, and various other charges.

Original incident details:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 responded to a ShotSpotter alert for multiple rounds fired in the area of Frankstown Avenue and Brushton Avenue just before 1:45 a.m.

Officers located a male victim with gunshot wounds to the leg. Medics transported him to the hospital in stable condition.

A male suspect was detained not far from the scene. A K-9 unit retrieved a discarded firearm.

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


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-09-12
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov