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UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Mt. Washington Homicide

Date: August 27, 2020
Incident Type: Fatal Shooting
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE (Aug. 27, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.) — Federal law enforcement officials have made an arrest in the June 11 slaying of Edgard Fumbula in Mt. Washington.

US Marshal's in Florida arrested Damian Schott, 24, of Mt. Washington on Aug. 26, 2020. Schott faces charges of criminal homicide, aggravated assault and gun charges.


ORIGINAL POST (June 11, 2020) Pittsburgh Bureau of Police responded to a Shotspotter alert on the 20 block of Bailey Avenue around 12:10 a.m.

Zone 3 officers found a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. Officers rendered aid until EMS arrived. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition. The victim was pronounced deceased after arriving at the hospital.

While processing the scene, officers were alerted of a walk-in gunshot wound victim at a nearby hospital. The victim stated they were shot in the arm on Bailey Avenue.

Police are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews