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SWAT Called to Assist With A Domestic In Hazelwood

Date: February 18, 2020
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 4

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police responded to a 9-1-1 call to the 5200 block of Gertrude Street around 10:30 p.m.

Zone 4 officers met with a female victim who stated a male inside a home on the 210 block of Winston Street assaulted her with a handgun. The victim was unsure if the male or any other individuals were still inside of the house. Officers gave verbal commands for anyone inside to exit. When there was no reply, SWAT was called in as a precaution.

 SWAT and a K-9 unit conducted a search and found the house to be empty.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

Police are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews