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Police Investigate Shooting that Left Two Wounded

Date: September 21, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

Police from Zone 5 responded to Lemington Avenue just past Lincoln Avenue for reports of an individual who was shot just before 11:30 p.m.

Officers located a male victim who was shot in the leg. He was conscious and talking when medics transported him to the hospital in stable condition.

Around the same time, police received information that a second male victim arrived at a local hospital by private means in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Violent Crimes Unit detectives and the Mobile Crime Unit arrived to investigate and process evidence from both scenes, which are related.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-09-21
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov