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Four People Injured, One Critically, in Assault and Stabbing

Date: September 24, 2020
Incident Type: Stabbing
Location: Zone 3
Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded a report of a female who was assaulted on the 900 block of Excelsior Street around 6:15 p.m.
Zone 3 officers located two female stabbing victims, who appear to have stabbed each other, around the corner on Allen Street. Medics transported both woman with multiple stab wounds to local hospitals, one in critical condition and one in stable condition.
Per the initial investigation: An altercation occurred inside a residence on the 900 block of Excelsior and spilled outside onto Allen Street. During the altercation, two males were also injured. Both males required transport to local hospitals in stable condition with minor head injuries.
The Mobile Crime Unit responded to process the scene. Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri