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Police and EMS Responded To a Shooting on E Carson Street

Date: October 23, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded to a Shotspotter alert and 9-1-1 calls for two people shot at the intersection of E Carson and S 17th streets around 11:50 p.m.

Responding Zone 3 officers and medics discovered two males with gunshot wounds. EMS transported the victims in stable and serious conditions to area hospitals. The suspect fled towards an unknown direction. E Carson Street was closed to pedestrians and traffic from S 14th to S 17th Street.

The Mobile Crime Unit arrived and processed the scene. The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2020-10-23
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov