Public Safety Blotter Articles

UPDATE: Police Respond to Shooting In Hazelwood

Date: December 28, 2019
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 4


Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Officers responded to a 911 call of a male shot at the 800 block of Hazelwood Avenue around 9:50 a.m.

Responding officers from Zone 4 came upon a male in a truck with a gunshot wound to the head. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

An armed suspect was last seen walking into the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. As a precaution, officers used available SWAT members and K-9 in a search of the cemetery.

 Police are still investigating.


UPDATE: (5:15 p.m.) — The shooting victim has died.
Pittsburgh Bureau of Police investigators arrested Anthony Miller, 27, White Oak, Pa. Miller is charged with Homicide and Robbery.
The victim’s identity, as well as cause and manner of death, will be released by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews