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UPDATE: Police Responded to Shots Fired in South Side

Date: August 13, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE: Police have arrested 25-year-old Jmel Jones. He is charged with Criminal Attempt homicide Aggravated Assault and Recklessly endangering another person.

Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 1200 block of Roland Way on Saturday, August 14 around 11:20 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they observed a bar security guard who detained an armed individual at 13th and E Carson.

 Police located a gunshot victim at the intersection of 12th and Sarah streets. Medics transported that victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

The Mobile Crime Unit arrived to process the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews