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Police Investigate After Male Suffers Gunshot Wound Inside South Side Business

Date: August 17, 2023
Incident Type:
Location: Zone 3

Just before 9 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3, EMS, and Fire responded to the 2100 block of E. Carson Street for a male in his 20s with a gunshot wound.

Medics transported him to the hospital in stable condition.

The initial investigation reveals that two males were in the bathroom of a bar when one of the males says he accidentally discharged a round, hitting the victim in the hip. There was no indication from the victim that any type of altercation or argument had occurred.

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating.

The investigation is ongoing

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz