Public Safety Blotter Articles

Two Stabbed Downtown, Police Arrest Suspect 

Date: April 14, 2023
Incident Type: Aggravated assault
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 were called to the area of Sixth Avenue and Smithfield Street just before 11 p.m. for reports of an aggravated assault.

Responding officers located a male victim with a deep laceration and applied a tourniquet to his left arm. Medics transported him to the hospital in serious, but stable condition.

A second male with a stab wound approached police and was treated by medics before being transported to the hospital in stable condition. 

A male suspect was arrested and a weapon was retrieved at the scene. He faces multiple charges. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz