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Police Respond for ShotSpotter Alert in East Hills, One Gunshot Victim Located

Date: January 17, 2023
Incident Type: Shots fired
Location: Zone 5

Just after 8 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 were dispatched for an 11 round ShotSpotter alert in the 2300 block of East Hills Drive.

Arriving units located one male victim with a gunshot wound to the arm. Officers applied a tourniquet until medics arrived and transported him to the hospital in stable condition. There are no other reported victims at this time. One vehicle was damaged by gunfire. 

The Mobile Crime Unit processed evidence and detectives from the Violent Crime Unit are investigating.

Penn Hills Police also assisted on scene.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz