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Police and EMS Respond to Woman Shot in Homewood South

Date: December 2, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Police responded to a 7-round Shotspotter alert for the 700 block of Brushton Avenue around 3:05 a.m.

Responding Zone 5 officers located an adult female with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and leg.

Officers applied a tourniquet to the victim prior to the arrival of Pittsburgh EMS. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

Witnesses reported a fight between the two females before shots were fired. Police detained one female nearby.

The Mobile Crime Unit processed the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews