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Police Respond to Double Shooting in the Hill District

Date: July 16, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 2 responded to a ShotSpotter activation, followed by 911 calls, of shots fired in the area of Reed Street and Brackenridge Street just before 7:40 p.m. 

When they arrived on scene they discovered one male victim with a gunshot wound to the leg and a second male victim who had been grazed by a bullet in the abdomen.

Both victims were transported to local hospitals by EMS in stable condition.

Officers detained another male for questioning in connection with this incident.

The investigation continues. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz