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SWAT Searches Neighborhood After ShotSpotter Alert

Date: April 28, 2020
Incident Type: Shots Fired
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert of 7 rounds of gunfire on the 500 block of Sickles Street around 3:35 a.m.

Zone 5 officers found multiple shell casings in front of a home. For the safety and security of the neighborhood, SWAT was called to conduct a search of the area and make contact with residents.

SWAT officers thoroughly searched the area and found no shooters or victims. Police are continuing to investigate.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri