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Police Investigate After Loaded Firearm Found Near High School 

Date: September 7, 2022
Incident Type: Gun recovered
Location: Zone 4

Zone 4 officers were dispatched to Allderice High School to take a report of a firearm found on private property near the school.

The loaded handgun was discovered by Pittsburgh Public School Police inside a Nike shoulder bag underneath a blue grocery bag on a driveway in the 2300 block of Pittock Street. The gun was secured by School Police and confirmed to be stolen.

Pittsburgh Police K9 officers conducted a sweep of the area with negative results for additional firearms or contraband.

Pittsburgh Police will be reviewing video provided by the school - as well as all available footage - as part of their investigation.

The firearm was sent to the Mobile Crime Unit to  be processed.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz