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UPDATE: Police Investigate Another Stabbing in Lincoln-Lemington

Date: June 28, 2020
Incident Type: Stabbing
Location: Zone 5

UPDATE (9 p.m., June 29, 2020): Police have arrested Melvin Banks, 35, in connection to multiple stabbings in the Lincoln-Lemington area.

ORIGINAL POST: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers around 10:15 p.m. responded to the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue for a stabbing in the same area where two people were stabbed last night.

Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in serious condition.

Police have reason to believe the suspect in tonight’s stabbing is the same man who carried out last night’s attacks, which left one man in critical condition and another man dead.

Police have pulled an image of the suspect from a business security cam (see below). Anyone with information on this man’s identity or whereabouts is asked to call the Violent Crime Unit at (412) 323-7161.

More information on last night’s stabbings:

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri