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Police Investigate Wood Street Shooting Downtown

Date: October 18, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 responded to reports of shots fired Downtown on Wood Street between Liberty Avenue and 6th Avenue just before 10:30 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene they found a male victim in his 20's who had been shot in the side and in the leg. He was conscious and talking and managed to tell police he had been in an argument with two males on the street when one of them pulled out a gun and shot him.

He was transported by EMS to a local hospital in stable condition.

The two suspects fled on foot toward Liberty Avenue. GVI and the Crime Scene Unit processed the scene.

The investigation continues. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz