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Shooting Near Allegheny Commons East Leaves Three Dead, One Injured

Date: October 15, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting incident
Location: Zone 1

PIttsburgh Police from Zone 1, as well as EMS, were dispatched to the 300 block of Cedar Avenue before 10 p.m. following reports of multiple shots fired.

Responding units located three gunshot victims in the immediate area. One female victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by Medic 10. A second female victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition where she succumbed to her injuries a short time later. A male victim was taken in critical condition where he later died. A fourth person, a male, arrived at the hospital by private means in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the leg. 

EMS Rescue 2, as well as Medic 4, 10, and 14 responded, as well as multiple officers from other zones who were called to assist.

The Mobile Crime Unit processed evidence at the scene. 

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating. 

The investigation is ongoing and updates will be provided if/when new information becomes available. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz