Public Safety Blotter Articles

SWAT Responds After Shot Fired inside Squirrel Hill Residence

Date: February 24, 2023
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Z4

Police from Zone 4 were called to a residence in the 5700 block of Pocusset Street after reports of a shot fired inside a residence before 10:30 a.m.

Responding units spoke with two caregivers who told them a male inside the residence was highly intoxicated and that he had a firearm. The two individuals were able to exit the house uninjured.


SWAT and negotiators were called in and were eventually able to establish contact with the male and take him into custody.


The male was evaluated by TEMS at the scene. 


There is no information on possible charges at this time. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz