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Police Responded to a Shotspotter Alert in Sheraden

Date: September 25, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 6
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded for a 17-round Shotspotter alert on the 500 block of Sherwood Avenue around 8:45 p.m.

While investigating the area, Zone 6 officers were notified of a juvenile with a gunshot wound to the leg. Police located that victim on the 2900 block of Zephyr Avenue.

Officers applied tourniquets to the victim’s legs prior to the arrival of Pittsburgh EMS.

A second juvenile victim was located with a gunshot wound to the foot.

Medics transported both victims to a local hospital in stable condition. Mobile Crime Unit and detectives arrived to process the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2022-09-25
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov