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UPDATE: Police Respond to Man Shot Inside Residence

Date: July 22, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5


UPDATE: Police have arrested Michael Wolf, 49, of Garfield in connection with this incident.

Wolf has been charged with one count of Criminal Homicide and one count Possessing Instruments of Crime.

He is currently being held in Allegheny County Jail.

There is no photgraph available at this time.


Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 5 responded to a call of a male shot in the 5100 block of Kincaid Street just before 12:30 a.m.

When they arrived on scene they found a male who was unresponsive, with a single gunshot wound to the chest inside a residence. He was pronounced deceased by medics shortly after their arrival.

Officers learned there had been some type of landlord/tenant dispute involving a stun gun before the male was shot.

Police have detained one male for questioning.

Detectives from the Bureau’s GVI Unit are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz