Multiple Persons Shot in Downtown Pittsburgh

Multiple Persons Shot in Downtown Pittsburgh
Multiple Persons Shot in Downtown Pittsburgh

Channel 11 News in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is reporting the shooting of at least 2 persons in the downtown area.

It took place at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Wood Street just before 4 p.m.

Police have not released any details at the moment.

Point Park University was placed on lockdown initially, but has been lifted

Authorities have confirmed that two people were shot late Friday afternoon during a confrontation in downtown Pittsburgh in front of a popular restaurant.

One of the victims was taken to Allegheny General Hospital and the other was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital. Their names and conditions haven’t been released, but officials said neither victim’s injuries are believed to be critical.

Authorities said three suspects were taken into custody. No other details about the shooting have been released.

Multiple city blocks have been closed off to traffic while crews work to clear the scene and investigate.

Details later.

James Turnage

Columnist-The Guardian Express

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