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UPDATE: EMS and Police Responded to a Gunshot Victim in Duquesne Heights

Date: March 2, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE: 3/2/2022 at 6:25 p.m. 

Pittsburgh Police VCU detectives have made an arrest in this incident.

Neil Toalston, 27, of Alliance, Ohio is charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide, Aggravated Assault, and Prohibited Offensive Weapons. 

Toalston was transported to Allegheny County Jail. 

Original incident details:

Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded for a 9-1-1 call to the 1400 block of Grandview Avenue just after 3 a.m. for a person shot. 

When first responders arrived, they located an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.  

Mobile Crime Unit and VCU detectives arrived to process the scene.  

The investigation is ongoing.  

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews