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Police Investigate After Male Found Shot in Vehicle

Date: July 14, 2022
Incident Type: Fatal shooting
Location: Zone 2

Just after midnight, Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 were dispatched to the intersection of Vine Street and Fifth Avenue for an overdose call.

A passerby called 9-1-1 believing a male sitting in the driver's side of a vehicle was experiencing an overdose and administered aid to him using Narcan.

When police and paramedics arrived they discovered the male had actually been shot in the side of his body. EMS transported him to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Detectives from the Violent Crime Unit are investigating.

There are no suspects at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz