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UPDATE: Arrest Made in Spring Hill Shooting

Date: August 21, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1

UPDATE: Judith White, 32, of Spring Hill, was charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide, Aggravated Assault, and a Violation of the Uniform Firearms Act in a shooting that occurred earlier today in the 2100 block of Rhine Street. She is currently lodged in the Allegheny County Jail awaiting arraignment.

ORIGINAL POST: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter notification of multiple shots fired in the 2100 block of Rhine Street around 10:20 a.m.

Officers from Zone 1 found a male with multiple gunshot wounds. They rendered aid to the 31-year-old victim until Medics arrived and transported him to a local hospital in critical/grave condition.

Police utilized the ShotSpotter system, City of Pittsburgh cameras and Housing Authority cameras to quickly identify a suspect vehicle and a person of interest.

Police detained the person of interest, a female, and transported her to Police Headquarters for questioning.

Multiple officers from multiple zones and units, including GVI/VCU, Narcotics and Vice, Computer Crimes, Crime Scene Unit, Intel and Zones 1 and 2 worked together quickly and efficiently following the shooting.

Police continue to investigate. Updates will be posted to the Blotter.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri