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Man struck by train in South Side

Pittsburgh Police, Fire, and EMS responded to a report of a man struck by a train on the railroad tracks behind S 13th and Breed streets around 2:55 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20. First responders found the man near the tracks with a wound to his head....

 

Man arrested after reported hostage situation

Zone 3 Police officers responded to a reported hostage situation at a residence on the 200 block of Suncrest Street around 4:15 p.m. on August 27 The officers attempted to make contact with two...

 

Police make arrest in Mt. Washington homicide

Federal law enforcement officials have made an arrest in the June 11 slaying of Edgard Fumbula in Mt. Washington. US Marshal’s in Florida arrested Damian Schott, 24, of Mt. Washington on Aug. 26. Schott faces charges of criminal homicide,...

 

Man grazed by bullet on Brownsville Road in Carrick

Zone 3 Police officers responded to reports of a person shot in the 1900 block of Brownsville Road around 2 a.m. on August 25 When responding officers arrived on the scene, they found a male victim...

 

Man shot on Anthony Street in Mt. Oliver

Allegheny County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is assisting the Mt. Oliver Police in the investigation of a shooting on Anthony Street in the borough. At approximately 3:40 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24, 9-1-1 was notified of a shooting in the 200...

 

Man shot in Mt. Oliver

The Allegheny County Police Department's General Investigations Unit responded to a request for assistance in Mt. Oliver at approximately 7:30 a.m. on August 17. County 911 was notified of a shooting incident in the 200 block of Locust Street....

 

Woman arrested, dog shot in Allentown

While responding to a call of people shooting paintballs in Allentown, Zone 3 officers noticed a woman with a warrant for her arrest on Saturday, Aug. 8. The woman became combative with officers when...

 

SWAT call in Carrick

Pittsburgh Police responded to E. Agnew Street in Carrick on August 6 for a call of a dispute. The Zone 3 officers were met by a man who stated his neighbor pulled out a firearm during a dispute...

 

City's pre-arrest diversion program for low-level crimes will begin in Zone 1

The City of Pittsburgh and CONNECT have been awarded funds to develop and implement a public health-focused, pre-arrest diversion program for people who commit low-level crimes stemming from...

 

Police find male gunshot victim in Arlington after Shotspotter alert

Pittsburgh Police were sent to the 2200 block of Fort Hill Street for a Shotspotter alert around 1 p.m. on July 30. The responding Zone 3 officers initially found no evidence on Fort Hill Street....

 

Police seek help in locating missing man

Pittsburgh Police Special Victims Unit is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing 78-year-old man. Willis Morris was last seen July 16. He is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, around...

 

Suspect identified in shooting of man on Knox Avenue

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to a Shotspotter alert for multiple rounds fired in the 80 block of Knox Avenue, followed by 911 calls for a person shot, just after 1 a.m. on July 22. When...

 

July 4 is busy for task force

On July 4, the Pittsburgh Fireworks Taskforce, with investigators from Pittsburgh police and fire departments, responded to 131 complaint calls regarding fireworks. After midnight there were 125...

 

Police ask for help finding missing man

Detectives with the Pittsburgh Police Special Victims Unit are asking for the public's assistance to help find a missing 27-year-old man. Nicholas "Niko" McPherson is described as 6 feet tall and...

 

Police investigate Saturday shooting on Mt. Washington

Pittsburgh police are investigating the shooting of a Mt. Washington man on Saturday night. Zone 3 police responded to a report of a man shot in the 100 block of Wyoming street around 10:30 p.m....

 

Man shot and killed on Brownsville Road

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and Mt. Oliver Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert on the 700 block of Brownsville Road around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 11. Officers found a man with gunshot wounds to...

 

Vehicle crashes into W. Warrington Ave. building

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a report of a vehicle into a building in the 600 block of W. Warrington Avenue around 2 p.m. on May 2 When first responders arrived, they found a vehicle...

 

Police investigate shooting in the South Side Slopes

Police officers from Zone 3 responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 1400 block of Eleanor Street around 1 p.m. on Monday, April 27. Zone 3 officers came upon a man near the intersection of Eleanor...

 

Two shot on Arlington Avenue

Pittsburgh Police officers responded to a Shotspotter alert Monday, April 6 around 11:50 p.m. in the 3000 block of Arlington Avenue. Officers from Zone 3 responding to the alert found a vehicle stuck...

 

Pittsburgh Police receive grant to support trauma responsiveness in the field

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has received a donation from Allegheny Health Network (AHN) to provide city officers with life-saving hemostatic gauze, bolstering preparedness in response to traumatic injuries in the field. NuStat Tactical is a...

 

Crime rate drops in city

The City of Pittsburgh saw significant reductions in several key crime categories in 2019, most notably in homicides. Police officials credited the reductions to several factors, including excellent police work, a focus on community outreach and...

 

Crime rate drops over past five years in city

Crime rates dropped in Pittsburgh over the first quarter of the year, according to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police's Crime Analysis Unit. Overall, Pittsburgh saw a 7 percent decrease in all crimes...

 

Trio arrested on bank robbery charges

A coordinated effort by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the Allegheny County Sherriff's Office and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force has resulted in the arrest of three people on bank robbery...

 

Tarue Davis arrested for homicide in fatal shooting

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Homicide Detectives have arrested Tarue Davis, 18, in connection with a fatal shooting at a convenience store along Brownsville Road.  Davis now faces criminal homicide...

 

Mount Oliver home invasion ends in the death of an armed intruder

Mt. Oliver Police and paramedics were dispatched to an address in the 100 block of Sherman Avenue at approximately 5:17 a.m. on November 1 in response to a 9-1-1 call about a home invasion/burglary in progress. There they found Daniel Onan Johnson...

 

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