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UPDATE: Police Investigate After Teen Shot in Uptown Overnight

Date: August 8, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

UPDATE: The victim in this incident has been pronounced deceased at the hospital. The investigation is ongoing.

Incident details:

Just before 2:45 a.m, Zone 2 officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Fifth Avenue for reports of a male with a gunshot wound to the head.

The juvenile victim was taken to the hospital by private means. He arrived in critical condition. Police located a crime scene on Van Braam Street between Fifth and Watson.

The Mobile Crime Unit responded to process the scene.

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2022-08-08
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov


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