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Police Respond for Shotspotter Alert and Victim Shot in Highland Park Area

Date: November 4, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting DOA
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 responded to a Shotspotter alert for multiple shots fired in the 5700 block of Jackson Street just before 8:10 p.m.

Officers located a male victim shot inside the driver's seat of a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. An unoccupied vehicle nearby also sustained damage from the gunfire. There were no other victims on scene.

The Violent Crime and Mobile Crime units arrived to process evidence. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner transported the deceased male to the ME's Office.

The investigation continues.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz