Public Safety Blotter Articles

Two People Injured in Crash/Shooting

Date: October 2, 2020
Incident Type: Vehicle Crash/Shooting
Location: Zone 6

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Officers responded to a reported vehicle crash/shooting incident on the 1200 block of Banksville Road around 12:15 p.m.

Officers located two victims in a crashed black vehicle. A male suffered a gunshot wound to the face and a female suffered a back injury and possible grazing wound. Medics transported both victims to a local hospital in stable condition.

Per the initial investigation, a driver in a silver pickup ran the victims off the road and then shot at the victims. The driver of the silver pickup then fled the area. Police are actively searching for the pickup and driver.

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri