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Police Respond to Shooting in Homewood North

Date: July 4, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Police officers from Zone 5, with assistance from Zone 4, responded to reports of a person shot on Mohler Street at Ferris Court. just before 9:45 p.m.

Once on scene, responding officers observed a male victim who had suffered a gunshot wound and was losing consciousness. Officers performed CPR until EMS arrived.

The victim was transported in critical condition to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

A second male arrived at a local hospital by private means in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the shoulder.  He told police he was shot on Mohler Street.

The Crime Scene Unit arrived to process the scene. VCU detectives are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz