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UPDATE: Police and EMS Responded To A Shooting Victim In The Hill District

Date: November 17, 2020
Incident Type: Fatal Shooting
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

UPDATE: 11/17/20 2:52

 

Just before noon, Pittsburgh Police SWAT was called to the 2600 block of Tilbury Avenue after a suspect vehicle from the Bedford Ave. shooting was located outside a residence. The vehicle was registered to an address in this block. Some residents inside the multi-unit structure exited safely and spoke with police.

 

SWAT operators gave verbal hails for anyone else inside to leave the residence. SWAT eventually gained access and did a thorough search to verify there were no other occupants inside.

 

There were no arrests made at the scene. The investigation is ongoing. 

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Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded to a Shotspotter alert and 9-1-1 calls for a male shot on the 2500 block of Bedford Avenue around 11 a.m.

 

When first responders arrived, they discovered a male victim in the street with a gunshot wound to the chest. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition. The victim was pronounced deceased shortly after.

 

 While conducting the investigation, a second gunshot victim walked into a local hospital. The second victim was listed as stable. 

 

There were no other injuries at the scene or suspect descriptions. 

 

The Crime Scene and Violent Crime unit detectives processed the scene. The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2020-11-17
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov