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Police Responded To A Shotspotter Alert On Frankstown Avenue and Wheeler Street

Date: October 25, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 8000 block of Frankstown Avenue around 7:55 p.m.

When responding to the Shottspotter alert, officers were notified of a male with gunshot wounds nearby. Medics and Police discovered the victim at the 900 block of Blackadore Street with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. Medics transported the victim in critical condition.

Zone 5 officers found evidence that a shooting occurred at the intersection of Frankstown Avenue and Wheeler Street.

The Mobile Crime Unit arrived and processed the scene. There were no other injuries or suspect descriptions. The investigation is ongoing.   


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2020-10-25
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov