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UPDATE 2: Police Investigate Shooting on Pittsburgh/Penn Hills Border

Date: January 3, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5

ORIGINAL POST (Dec. 17, 2019) -- Police are investigating a shooting that left a woman in critical condition around 9:15 p.m.

Penn Hills and Pittsburgh Police responded to a report of a female shot multiple times on the 200 block of Eastgate Drive in Penn Hills. Eastern Regional EMS transported her to a local hospital.

Soon after the shooting, a male drove himself to Pittsburgh Police Headquarters. He was detained for questioning.

No arrests have been made at this time. Pittsburgh Police and Penn Hills Police are working to determine which organization will lead the investigation.


UPDATE 1 (Jan. 1, 2020): The shooting victim, Ladea Terrell, 33, died today.

Pittsburgh Police continue to investigate. No arrests have been made.


UPDATE 2 (Jan. 3, 2020) -- The Medical Examiner this morning announced that George Daniel was found dead in a residence in Mt. Oliver. 

Daniel is the male who drove himself to Police Headquarters on Dec. 17 and was questioned in connection to the shooting of Ladea Terrell on the 200 block of Eastgate Drive. Terrell died on Jan. 1. Police continue to investigate the shooting, but no arrests or charges have resulted.

Mt. Oliver Police will investigate Daniel's death. The ME Office will determine the cause and manner of death. 


Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri