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UPDATE: Police Investigating After Juvenile Shot in Allentown

Date: September 19, 2023
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE: The victim from this incident was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The investigation is ongoing.

Original incident details:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 were dispatched to the 700 block of Excelsior Street at 10:43 a.m. for reports of an individual shot.

Responding units attended to a juvenile male who had been shot in the torso. Police administered aid until medics arrived and transported him to the hospital in critical condition.

The Mobile Crime Unit processed the scene. Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating. 

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz