Public Safety Blotter Articles

UPDATE: Juvenile Male Shot, Critically Injured in Homewood

Date: March 30, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5

UPDATE: The victim in this shooting was pronounced deceased in the hospital at 21:44 hours on March 30. The investigation is ongoing.

Original post:

Just after 6 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 responded to the 800 block of N. Homewood Avenue for a ShotSpotter alert for four rounds.

Officers on scene located a juvenile male with a gunshot wound to the head. They rendered aid to the victim until EMS arrived. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating.

Police are asking anyone with information to call headquarters at (412) 323-7800.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz