Man shot within the chest, present in Downtown Pittsburgh Alley – WPXI


Aug 12, 2021 at 1:58 p.m. EDT

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Police are investigating a daylight shootout in downtown Pittsburgh.

Investigators said they were called just before 1 p.m. to get reports of a person who was shot and killed on Fort Duquesne Boulevard between 6th and 7th streets. There, the officers found a man with a gunshot wound in the chest in an alley. They performed life-saving first aid measures until paramedics could arrive.

The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

A short time later, officials stopped a vehicle on the South Side. Two people from this vehicle were taken to police headquarters for questioning in connection with the shooting.

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