Public Safety Blotter Articles

Statement on Overnight Shootings

Date: May 24, 2019
Incident Type: Shootings, One Fatal
Location: Multiple Locations

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to several shootings in the early morning hours of May 24. Those calls included:


Shots fired in the 700 block East Warrington Avenue just after 1:15 a.m. No victims.

Shots fired in the 800 block of Loyal Way just before 2:30 a.m. Two male victims, both transported in stable condition.

Shots fired the 900 block Liberty Avenue just before 2:45 a.m. One male victim, treated on scene by EMS and transported in stable condition.

Shots fired near the intersection of S. 27th Street and Jane Street around 3 a.m. One female victim taken by private means to a local hospital.


Regarding the investigations:

-- The female victim who was taken by private means to the hospital died. Police are investigating her death as a homicide.

-- Police have arrested Andre Jamal Walker, 24, in the Liberty Avenue shooting on charges of criminal attempt homicide, aggravated assault and receiving stolen property.

-- Police do not believe these shootings are connected. All four cases are being actively investigated.

If anyone has any information on any of the shootings, please call Pittsburgh Police at (412) 323-7800. We know from experience that when the community provides police with information, crimes are solved.


Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri