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Police Investigate Fatal Shooting in Oakland

Date: April 1, 2020
Incident Type: Fatal Shooting
Location: Zone 4

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 4 responded to a Shotspotter alert followed by 911 calls for the 300 block of Meyran Avenue around 12:35 a.m.

When responding officers arrived on scene, they found a male victim with a gunshot wound to the head. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

There were no other injuries. One vehicle was struck by rounds during the incident. No description of a suspect is available at this time.

Detectives from Major Crimes and the Crime Scene Unit arrived to process the scene and are investigating.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews