Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Investigate ShotSpotter Alert, Victim Found Wounded in Knoxville

Date: October 17, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

Just before 9:30 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded for a ShotSpotter activation for multiple rounds fired in the 200 block of Rochelle Street.

Responding units located a 16-year-old female with a gunshot wound to the upper thigh.

Officers applied a tourniquet to stem the bleeding until paramedics arrived. The victim was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

Detectives from the Violent Crime Unit are investigating.

The Crime Scene Unit arrived to process evidence. There is no suspect description at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-10-17
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov


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