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UPDATE: Police and EMS Responded to Double Shooting in Hazelwood

Date: July 1, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 4

UPDATE: One victim has died from their injuries. This will now be investigated as a Homicide. A third victim arrived at a hospital around 6 a.m. with a graze wound.

Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded to a Shotspotter alert and 9-1-1 calls for the 200 block of Johnston Avenue around 12:40 a.m.

When Zone 4 officers arrived, they located two gunshot victims on the 100 block of Johnston Avenue.

Medics transported a victim to a local hospital in critical condition. The second victim was taken to the hospital by private vehicle.

Witnesses told police the rounds were fired from a dark colored sedan.

Detectives processed the scene and the investigation is ongoing.  

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews