Public Safety Blotter Articles

UPDATE: Police Investigate Hill District Shooting, Two Injured 

Date: January 31, 2024
Incident Type: Shooting/Homicide
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

UPDATE: The 30 year-old male victim who was shot in the abdomen was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing.

Original post: 

At 12:14 a.m. Zone 2 officers were dispatched for multiple ShotSpotter alerts totaling 15 rounds in the area of Webster Avenue and Lawson Street.

Arriving units quickly located two male victims. One male suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Medics transported him to the hospital where he was last listed in critical condition. The other was struck in the arm and was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

The Mobile Crime Unit processed evidence at the scene, including numerous shell casings. At least one house in the 2220 block of Webster Avenue also received damage from the gunfire. 

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2024-01-31
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov