Public Safety Blotter Articles

SWAT Responds to Barricaded Male

Date: June 4, 2019
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: North Side

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Zone 1 Officers responded to a report of a suicidal male, possibly armed, barricaded in a home on the 400 block of North Avenue around 7 p.m.

SWAT responded, and members of the Bureau’s Tactical Negotiations Team made contact with the male.

The male exited the home peacefully and was taken into custody without incident or injury around 8:20 p.m. He was taken to Western Psych for a full evaluation.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri