Public Safety Blotter Articles

Off-Duty PBP Officer Shot

Date: July 14, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report of shots fired on the 7300 block of Monticello Street around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, July 14.

Zone 5 officers found a male with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers rendered aid to the victim until medics arrived and transported him to a local hospital in critical condition.

The shooting victim was an off-duty Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officer. His name is not being released at this time.

Police secured the crime scene and detained several people who had gathered at a party near the crime scene for questioning. SWAT was called in to search a house. No arrests have been made.

This investigation is active and ongoing. Investigators know from past experiences that when witnesses come forward with information, police solve crimes.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call police at (412) 323-7800.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri