Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Investigate Shots Fired Call on South Side, Two Victims Wounded

Date: November 26, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to a Shotspotter notification for multiple rounds fired in the area of S.17th and E.Carson Street at about 1:40 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers found shell casings and learned a female victim had showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the back. She is in stable condition. A male who suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the chest is in critical condition. Both victims arrived at the hospital by private vehicle. 

The Mobile Crime Unit processed the scene. Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating.

While responding to the call, two police vehicles were involved in a collision. There were no serious injuries. One of the vehicles was towed from the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.



Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz