Public Safety Blotter Articles

Arrest Made in North Side Homicide

Date: June 5, 2019
Incident Type: Homicide Arrest
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Homicide Detectives arrested 22-year-old Matthew Lambert today for the shooting death of Tre Lee Valorie on May 8, 2019 in the 1200 block of Woods Run Avenue. 

Lambert, of Arlington, is charged with Criminal Homicide, Criminal Conspiracy, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Aggravated Assault and a firearms violation. Lambert is currently being held in the Allegheny County Jail on other charges. 

Incident Background: 

Pittsburgh Police officers from Zone 1 received a ShotSpotter notification followed by 911 calls of a person shot in the 1200 block of Woods Run Avenue just before 11:45 p.m. on May 8. 

They found a male in a vehicle in a parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. He later died. 

His female passenger was unharmed.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz