Public Safety Blotter Articles

Two Shot, One Fatally, in Homewood

Date: August 26, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert indicating gunfire near the intersection of Frankstown Avenue and Collier Street around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night

Zone 5 officers found two shooting victims and immediately rendered aid.

Pittsburgh EMS transported a female victim to a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds in critical condition. She was pronounced dead at the hospital around 1 a.m. Thursday morning.

Medics also transported a male with a gunshot wound to his lower extremity. He was listed in stable condition.

The Mobile Crime Unit and Violent Crime Unit responded to the scene to investigate.

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call VCU detectives at (412) 323-7161.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri