Public Safety Blotter Articles

Officer Shot in North Side Shooting

Date: March 5, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1

A Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officer was shot and injured during an officer-involved shooting near the intersection of East Ohio Street and Madison Avenue around 7 p.m.

One suspect was shot at the scene and transported to a local hospital. The suspect was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The officer was shot in the lower extremity and listed in stable condition at a local hospital. The officer was alert and communicating.

As is policy following all officer-involved shootings, Allegheny County Police have taken over the investigation. As such, Pittsburgh Police can offer no further comment at this time.

East Ohio Street between Madison and Chestnut Street remains closed while investigators process the scene.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri