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SWAT Responded to Apartment in The Hill District

Date: September 14, 2022
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police responded to a 9-1-1 call on the 2800 block of Centre Avenue around 9:45 p.m.

Responding Zone 2, officers located a child with a gunshot graze to the head. A second victim suffered a gunshot wound to the thumb.

Both were struck by gunfire after a dispute inside the apartment.

Medics transported both victims to a local hospital in stable condition.

SWAT and negotiators responded for an armed suspect possibly inside.

A K-9 officer and SWAT conducted a search of the building. Police found a weapon inside, but no suspect.

Residents were allowed to return inside the apartment around 11:15 p.m.

Police detained one individual and the investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews