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UPDATE: Police Investigate After Female Critically Injured Downtown

Date: November 10, 2023
Incident Type:
Location: Zone 2

UPDATE: Police have obtained video evidence that shows the victim sustained her injuries as the result of an attack by her dog and a series of falls related to the attack. She is conscious and recovering in the hospital. 

The dog was taken to Humane Animal Rescue. 

Original incident details:

At 4:20 a.m, Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 were dispatched to Cherry Way at Boulevard of the Allies for reports of a seriously injured female lying on the sidewalk outside of a parking garage.

Pittsburgh EMS transported the victim to the hospital in critical condition. 

A possible crime scene was located inside the parking garage. Police will be securing all available video footage from the area. 

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz