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Police Investigate Shots Fired in Beltzhoover, Victim Self-Transported to the Hospital

Date: September 22, 2021
Incident Type: Homicide
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 100 block of Climax Street for multiple rounds fired just before 5:15 p.m.

At that same time, Violent Crime Unit detectives working in the area spotted a vehicle believed to be headed to the hospital with a possible victim. Detectives escorted the vehicle to the emergency bay.

Inside the vehicle was a male victim who had suffered a critical gunshot wound. He was later pronounced deceased in the hospital.

Zone 3 officers located a crime scene with shell casings in the 100 block of Climax Street. Crime Scene Unit detectives processed evidence.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz