Police and EMS responded to a male shot on the 1700 block of Arlington Avenue around 1:20 a.m.
A Zone 3 officer was flagged down by a citizen and directed to a male in the driveway of the American Legion. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his side. The officer rendered aid and notified EMS. Medics arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.
There were no other reported injuries or suspect descriptions. The Mobile Crime Unit processed the scene and the investigation is ongoing.
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.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.