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Police Reponded to Shotspotter Alert in Elliott

Date: June 14, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 6

Correction: The shooting victim is a Male, not Female.

Pittsburgh Police responded to a 21-round Shotspotter alert for the 700 block of Lorenz Avenue around 3:10 p.m.

Responding Zone 6 officers observed multiple casing on Lorenz Avenue, but no victim.

Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS Medic 3 was in the area, when they were flagged down on the West End Bridge.

Medics located a male with a gunshot wound to the face and shoulder inside a vehicle.

He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

Mobile Crime Unit processed both the Lorenz Avenue scene, and vehicle on West End Bridge.

The investigation is ongoing.  

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews