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County Police to Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

Date: November 6, 2019
Incident Type: Officer-Involved Shooting
Location: Zone 6

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute on the 1600 block of Crucible Street around 10:50 p.m.

When Zone 6 officers arrived, a male suspect emerged from the front door of a residence and fired multiple shots at Police.

One officer returned fire and struck the male in the abdomen. Medics transported the suspect, a 31-year-old male, to a local hospital in critical condition.

The officers were not injured.

As is policy, the officer has been placed on administrative leave pending a full investigation. Also per policy, Allegheny County Police will conduct the investigation into the officer-involved shooting.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri