Pittsburgh Police responded to multiple Shotspotter alerts for the vicinity of Lincoln Avenue & Lyric Street around 12:20 a.m.
Responding Zone 5 officers came upon an idling vehicle at the intersection of Laxton Street & Odessa Place. Immediately upon seeing the officers, the driver and passenger fled the vehicle. At least one of the suspects was observed by officers running into a nearby house on the 6700 block of Deary Street. He refused to come out when instructed by officers. With the assistance of SWAT and negotiators, the two individuals were taken into custody without incident following a brief standoff. There were no reported injuries or shooting victims found.
Police are investigating.
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