Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Respond To Shooting on E Carson Street.

Date: January 1, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Police responded to the 1700 block of E Carson Street around 2 a.m. for reported shots fired.

When officers arrived, they located a male with gunshot wounds to the chest and hip. Officers rendered aid until EMS arrived. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

While securing the scene, police learned of two additional gunshot victims nearby. A male suffered a gunshot wound to the foot, and the second received a graze to the thigh.

Witnesses told police the shooting occurred after a fight on the 1700 block of E. Carson Street.

There were no suspect descriptions, and the investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews