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UPDATE: Police, EMS Respond for Male Shot on Knox Avenue

Date: July 22, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE: 07/22/20 8:46 a.m.

The victim in this shooting has since been pronounced deceased in the hospital.

Police are investigating this incident as a homicide.

Original Post:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to a Shotspotter alert for multiple rounds fired in the 80 block of Knox Avenue, followed by 911 calls for a person shot, just after 1 a.m. 

When officers arrived on scene they observed a male with a gunshot wound to the stomach. Medics transported him to a local hospital in critical condition. 

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

There are no arrests at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz