Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Investigate Shooting in South Side Slopes

Date: July 30, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 3 responded to a Shotspotter alert of multiple rounds fired in the 2300 block of Cobden Street at approximately 6:15 a.m.

When they arrived on scene they found a male victim with several gunshot wounds outside behind a residence.

He was transported by EMS to a local hospital in critical condition. 

The residence is privately owned and was being rented out to guests. Police learned some sort of gathering or party was taking place during the night that extended into the morning hours.

Three people were detained for questioning.They are not considered suspects at this time.

Detectives from Major Crimes and the Crime Scene Unit arrived to process the scene.

The investigation continues.



Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz