Pittsburgh Police officers from Zone 3 responded to reports of a shooting in the 100 block of Amanda Avenue in Knoxville just before 7:40 p.m.
When they arrived on scene they found a 16-year-old male who had suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.
He was conscious and talking.
EMS transported the male in stable condition to a local hospital.
Police are investigating.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.