Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Respond To Shots Fired In Market Square

Date: July 8, 2020
Incident Type: Shots Fired
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police received multiple 9-1-1 calls of shots fired in Market Square around 4 p.m.

When responding officers from Zone 2 arrived, they were alerted to two suspects. Officers were involved in a brief foot pursuit. Officers detained two males on the 200 block of Boulevard of the Allies. Upon further investigation a weapon was discovered nearby. One suspect was transported to Allegheny County jail for Possession of a Firearm. The second person was released.

There were no injuries.

Police are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews



Phone Outage

We are currently experiencing degradation or outage of Twilio services which are impacting 311, Finance, OneStopPGH, Service Desk, DOMI, DPW, Environmental Services, Mayor’s Office, Recycling. 

We are currently working on this issue and will announce when its been rectified.