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Police Investigate Overnight Shooting, One Injured

Date: December 24, 2023
Incident Type: Aggravated Assault
Location: Zone 1

Just before 3:00 a.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 1 responded to the 1000 block of Western Avenue for a report of a male shot.

While en route, dispatch advised officers that the male caller stated he was shot in the hand and was attempting to drive himself to the hospital.

Officers located the adult male victim in the parking lot beside 7-Eleven, bleeding from his left hand. The victim stated he was shot in the West End.

Zone 6 officers later located a possible crime scene in the 100 block of Hunt Street, where a shell casing was recovered. The Mobile Crime Unit responded to process evidence.

The victim was transported in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Emily Bourne