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Fire, Police Respond to Shots Fired Inside Apartment Building

Date: August 16, 2019
Incident Type: Unusual /Shots Fired
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire and Pittsburgh Police responded to reports of shots fired inside a building located in the 2100 block of Centre Avenue just before 2 a.m.

When units arrived on scene it appeared that shots were fired indoors, from one apartment suite into another. One of the shots struck a pipe inside one of the suites, causing a water leak.

Fire arrived and controlled the leak.

Police searched both apartment suites extensively for victims, with negative results.

There were no injuries.

No ShotSpotter alert was activated.

The investigation continues.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz