Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Respond to Fight Inside Downtown Hotel

Date: December 14, 2019
Incident Type: Fight
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police responded to a 911 call for a fight inside the Hotel Monaco on the 600 block of William Penn Pl. just after 2:30 a.m.

When responding officers arrived on scene they were directed to the 8th floor of the hotel where they found an unresponsive male in the hallway. EMS transported him to the hospital in critical condition, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Witnesses told police a fist fight had erupted between a group of males who were hotel guests. It's not known at this time if the parties involved were known to each other.

Detectives from VCU and the Mobile Crime Unit arrived to process the scene.

Police are conducting interviews and the investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz