Public Safety Blotter Articles

UPDATE: Police Pull Over Vehicle with Gunshot Victim Inside

Date: January 6, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Police officers from Zone 1 pulled over a vehicle that was being driven erratically on the 2400 block of Brighton Road just after 3:30 p.m. 

Officers discovered a female driver who was transporting a male passenger with a gunshot wound to the upper body. 

Pittsburgh EMS arrived to transport the male victim to a local hospital. He was transported in critical condition.

The initial investigation reveals this shooting did not take place within Pittsburgh city limits. The exact location of the shooting has not yet been determined, but Allegheny County Sheriff's Department will be handling the investigation.

UPDATE: 01/07/20 10:11 a.m. - As noted above, the initial investigation revealed that this incident did not originate within Pittsburgh city limits. Upon further investigation, this case will now be handled by the Pittsburgh Police Violent Crimes Unit, not Allegheny County Police. 

It has not yet been determined exactly where the shooting occurred. Any updates will be added to the blotter. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz