PITTSBURGH – Police were called to two shootings in about three hours on the same street in Pittsburgh’s Northview Heights neighborhood.
Shortly after midnight on Thursday, a man was shot in the head in the 800 block of the mountain. Nice street, said the police. He was taken to hospital in critical condition.
Officers were alerted to this shooting through a ShotSpotter notification for multiple shots. They found the victim quickly because they were in the area for a previous shooting, police said.
The earlier shooting took place on Wednesday around 9:15 p.m., also in the 800 block of the mountain. Pleasant street. ShotSpotter notifications indicated that multiple shots had been fired.
A short time later, a man showed up with multiple gunshot wounds in a hospital, the police said. His condition was not made available.
Both shootings are being investigated.