Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Arrest One Following ShotSpotter Alert and Traffic Stop

Date: September 26, 2023
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Zone2/4
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 responded to an eight-round ShotSpotter alert on Chauncey Drive at 2:45 a.m. 

Officers received information that a possible suspect vehicle had left the area. They followed it to Centre Ave. and N. Craig Street in Oakland where they conducted a traffic stop.

As officers were taking the driver into custody, the passenger ran off into a large parking garage. Units from several police zones searched the structure, but were unable to locate the individual. 

A firearm was recovered from the vehicle.

The driver was arrested on firearms violations and is currently being held in the Allegheny County Jail.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2023-09-26
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov