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Police Respond for Shots Fired in Suspected Road Rage Incident

Date: February 17, 2022
Incident Type: Shots fired
Location: Zone 2

Zone 2 officers responded to the intersection of Smithfield Street and Fort Pitt Blvd. for a report of shots fired around 12:20 a.m.

A male victim stated he was traveling behind a red Chevy Impala that was blocking two lanes. He told police he honked his car horn for the vehicle to move and when he pulled alongside the Impala the passenger fired several rounds at the victim's vehicle.

The suspect vehicle then turned left onto Smithfield Street and fled into Downtown. The victim's vehicle was struck twice in the rear driver's side door. No one was injured.

The Mobile Crime Unit processed evidence at the scene. There are no arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz