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UPDATE: Police Investigate Shooting Incident in Beechview, Suspect in Custody

Date: August 17, 2023
Incident Type: Aggravated assault
Location: Zone 6

UPDATE: The victim in this incident has succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. The investigation is ongoing.

Original post: 

At 4 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 6 were called to the intersection of Beechview Avenue and Broadway Avenue for reports of an adult male shot.

Arriving units located the victim, who is in his early 20s, on a grassy area adjacent to the sidewalk.

He was transported to the hospital by medics in critical condition.

A male stayed at the scene and surrendered to police. He was transported to headquarters for questioning along with two witnesses. 

Violent Crime Unit detectives responded to investigate. One firearm was recovered.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz