Public Safety Blotter Articles

Teen Grazed by Bullet

Date: August 28, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 6

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert of more than a dozen shots fired on the 3000 block of Landis Street around 6:15 p.m. 

Zone 6 officers located a crime scene with multiple casings, and a victim around the corner on the 700 block of Sherwood Avenue. The victim, a 14-year-old male, suffered a graze wound to his shoulder. Medics transported him to a local hospital in stable condition. 

Per the initial investigation: A vehicle approached the victim, and a passenger got out and started chasing after and shooting at the victim. 

The Mobile Crime Unit and Violent Crime Unit responded to the scene. The investigation is ongoing.  

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri