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UPDATE: Man Arrested after Shooting in Mount Washington

Date: September 30, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Mount Washington


Brandon Becher, 21, of Baldwin, Pennsylvania is charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, and Firearms not to be Carried Without a License. He is currently in the Allegheny County Jail. 


On September 30, Pittsburgh Police in Zone 3 responded to a Shotspotter alert in the area of Bailey Avenue in Mount Washington around 2 a.m. 

Upon arrival, responders found a male with multiple gunshot wounds to the leg. 

He was transported to a local hospital and his condition is stable. 

The suspect is in police custody and the investigation is ongoing. 

Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller