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UPDATE: Police Investigate after Toddler Arrives at the Hospital with a Gunshot Wound

Date: September 26, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: N/A
Summary:

UPDATE: 09/27/21 9 a.m.

The child has been upgraded to stable condition in the hospital. Police are still investigating as to the exact time and location where this incident occurred.

Updates will be provided when information becomes available.

Original incident details:

At 4:10 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 1 responded to Allegheny General Hospital for reports that a juvenile male with a gunshot wound had arrived at the emergency entrance in a private vehicle.

The toddler was then transferred to Children's Hospital in critical condition.

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating to determine the exact location where the incident occurred.

This investigation is active and ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-09-26
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov