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Police, EMS Respond for Child with a Gunshot Wound Inside Home

Date: November 22, 2021
Incident Type: Fatal gunshot wound
Location: Zone 5

Just before 8:15 a.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 and EMS responded to the 500 block of N. Negley Avenue for reports of a child who had sustained a gunshot wound.

Responding units located a 4-year-old boy inside a home with a gunshot wound to the face. He was immediately transported to Children’s Hospital by paramedics, but was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Violent Crime and Crime Scene Unit detectives arrived to investigate and process the scene.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz