Public Safety Blotter Articles

UPDATE: Man Dies after Being Shot Overnight

Date: May 11, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and Mt. Oliver Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert on the 700 block of Brownsville Road around 6:30 p.m.

Officers found a male with gunshot wounds to his torso and leg outside a parked vehicle. Medics transported the male to a local hospital in critical condition.

Per the initial investigation: The victim was driving his vehicle out of a parking lot on Brownsville Road when another vehicle entered the lot. The drivers had verbal confrontation, and an occupant in the second vehicle fired multiple shots at the victim. The second vehicle then fled the area.

Police are investigating.

UPDATE (8:54 a.m., May 12, 2020) -- The shooting victim died overnight in a local hospital. Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating the death as a homicide. The victim’s identity, as well as cause and manner of death, will be released by the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri