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Police Locate Two Teen Gunshot Victims After Shots Fired in Sheraden Neighborhood

Date: November 24, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 6
Summary:

At 8:40 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 6 responded to a 25 round ShotSpotter alert in the 700 block of Sherwood Avenue. 

Responding officers first located one juvenile male victim with gunshot wounds to the chest, arm, and leg. Medics transported him in critical condition.

A second victim, also a juvenile, was struck in the ribs and arm. EMS transported him to the hospital in critical condition. 

Police applied tourniquets to both victims before medics arrived. The Sheraden Library was hit by bullets, damaging the gas meter. The gas was shut off.

The Crime Scene Unit processed evidence at the scene.

Detectives from the Violent Crime Unit are investigating. There are no arrests at this time.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2022-11-24
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov


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