Public Safety Blotter Articles

One Person Arrested after Stabbing at Convenience Store

Date: December 5, 2022
Incident Type: Stabbing
Location: North Shore
Summary:

On December 5, Zone 1 officers responded to the 7-11 on Western Avenue for a reported stabbing. 

When they arrived, one person was placed in custody, later identified as Jeffrey Braxton. 

Witnesses stated that Braxton had just stabbed a store employee after being asked to leave the store for causing a disturbance. 

The victim sustained wounds to the face and chest. Offiers rendered first aid until EMS arrived and Medic 10 transported the victim to a local hospital. 

Braxton was treated on-scene by medics. 

He was transported to the ACJ and is charged with Aggravated Assault. 


Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller

2022-12-05
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov


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