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.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.