Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded to a report of a person shot on the 7000 block of Bennett Street around 6:25 p.m.
When Zone 5 officers and medics arrived, they were alerted to a male with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition. There were no other injuries. Police detained one person from the scene.
Police are investigating.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
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