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UPDATE: Police Investigate Fatal Shooting in Perry South

Date: September 10, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Police officers from Zone 1 responded to reports of shots fired in the 600 block of Danbury Street in Perry South just after 9 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene they discovered a male deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. He was found lying on the ground between two


For the safety of all involved, SWAT was called to the scene to search for an unknown actor. Just after 10:30 p.m., police found and detained a male for questioning. 

One SWAT team member sustained an injury to his ankle during the incident. He was transported to the hospital by EMS for treatment. 

The investigation continues.

UPDATE: 09/11/19 Todd Griffin, 47, of Pittsburgh has been charged with Receiving Stolen Property and Persons Not to Possess, Use, Manufacture, Control, Sell or Transfer Firearms in conncection with this incident. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz