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Police Investigate Middle Hill District Shooting Incident that Leaves Two Dead

Date: October 4, 2023
Incident Type: Homicide
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 responded to the 2300 block of Webster Avenue for a 16-round ShotSpotter alert just after 3 a.m.

Officers first located a male victim with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

A second victim with a gunshot wound to the head was located on Somers Street at Webster. Medics pronounced him deceased at the scene.

The Mobile Crime Unit processed evidence and Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating.

The investigation is ongoing. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2023-10-04
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov