Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Respond to Shooting

Date: March 23, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 responded to a call of a male who had suffered a gunshot wound and was being driven to a local hospital via private means around 2:15 p.m.

Officers managed to locate the vehicle in the 6300 block of Penn Avenue where they found a male victim with at least one gunshot wound to the chest.

He was transported to the hospital by EMS in critical condition. 

Major Crimes and the Crime Scene Unit are in the process of investigating a possible crime scene on the 1500 block of Westmoreland Avenue.

The investigation continues. 




Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz