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Police and EMS Responded To a Shotspotter Alert in Brighton Heights

Date: November 14, 2020
Incident Type: Non-fatal Shooting
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 3500 block of Brighton Road around 7:25 p.m.

Responding Zone 1 officers arrived, and discovered a male with a gunshot wound to the right arm. Police applied a tourniquet to the victim's arm. Medics transported the shooting victim to a local hospital in stable condition.

There were no other injuries on scene or suspect descriptions. The Violent Crime Unit and Mobile Crime Scene Unit arrived to process the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2020-11-14
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov