Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Respond to Male With Gunshot Wound

Date: September 11, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to reports of a shot fired in the 20 block of Bedford Square at 6:40 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene they learned that a male victim had sustained a gunshot wound to his lower leg.

He told police his family member was removing a broom from a closet when a gun fell to the floor and went off.

The gun is legally registered to the family member.

The male was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

Police are investigating.



Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz