Public Safety Blotter Articles

SWAT Responds for Barricaded Male Making Threats

Date: July 13, 2022
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 were dispatched to the 7000 block of Kelly Street just before 7:30 for a domestic call.

Responding officers learned that the male suspect was armed and making third party threats against police. The male was barricaded inside an apartment.

SWAT, tactical negotiators, EMS, and Fire were called to the scene. After a short period of time, negotiators successfully convinced the suspect to exit the residence. He surrendered peacefully and was taken into custody.

Charges are pending.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz