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Police Investigate after Shooting Victim Dies in Hospital

Date: March 8, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 4

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 4 responded for reports of a shooting in the 500 block of Frayne Street in Hazelwood just after 9:45 p.m.

Upon their arrival, officers came into contact with a male who had suffered a suspected gunshot wound. The male then got into a vehicle and fled the area.

Due to the victim's perceived injuries, police pursued the vehicle until it came to a stop in traffic on the Homestead High Level Bridge.

Officers approached the vehicle and rendered aid to the victim until paramedics arrived and transported him to the hospital, where he died a short time later.

Detectives from Major Crimes and the Crime Scene Unit responded to investigate. A discarded firearm was recovered on scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz