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UPDATE 2: Police Investigate Fatal Shooting in Carrick

Date: February 13, 2023
Incident Type: Homicide
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE 2: Nigel Thompson is in custody after turning himself in to police. He is currently in the ACJ.

UPDATE: Police have issued an arrest warrant for Nigel Thompson, 14, of Pittsburgh.  He faces charges of Criminal Homicide, Discharge of a Firearm into an Occupied Structure, Firearms not to be Carried without a License and Possession of a Firearm by a Minor.

Original incident details:

At 10:01 p.m. Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to the 100 block of Parkfield Street following multiple 9-1-1 calls for shots fired.

Arriving units were directed inside a residence where a 17-year-old male was located with a gunshot wound to the head. Medics pronounced him deceased at the scene. 

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

The investigation is ongoing. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz