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Homicide Detectives Seek Information to Help Solve Fourth of July Homicide

Date: August 7, 2020
Incident Type: Homicide
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Police homicide detectives seek the public’s assistance to help solve a homicide that occurred on the Fourth of July. 

Just before 9:45 p.m. the victim, Justin Gomez, was shot on Mohler Street and Ferris Court in Homewood North. Officers performed CPR until medics arrived. Gomez was later pronounced deceased in the hospital. 

Detectives have placed posters in the area in an effort to encourage anyone with information about this crime to contact the Homicide Unit at (412) 323-7161.  

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Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz