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Police Investigate Afternoon Shooting in Homewood

Date: December 24, 2023
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5

Just before 1:00 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 were dispatched to the 800 block of North Lang Avenue for a four round ShotSpotter alert.

While en route, dispatch advised of a shooting victim in the 7000 block of Frankstown Avenue. Arriving officers located a 44-year-old male victim with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest. He was alert, conscious, and speaking with officers.

He was transported to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital by Medic 1 in critical condition.

A crime scene was discovered on Lang Avenue. The Mobile Crime Unit responded to process evidence at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Emily Bourne