Three People Shot, One Police Officer Injured In Shooting On South Side – CBS Pittsburgh

At least three people have been shot and one officer injured in a shooting on E. Carson Street on the South Side.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It was a chaotic scene early on Friday morning on E. Carson Street.

Multiple shots were fired in the South Side and some of those shots hit buildings like the PNC Bank branch, as two large bullet holes could be seen in the window.

READ MORE:Pittsburgh Weather: Pleasant Conditions Continue Before Weekend Rain ChancesAs of Friday morning, three men are in the hospital, one is in critical condition and the other two victims are in serious condition.

Pittsburgh Public Safety says an officer was hurt during an arrest in what they have described as a “scuffle.”

He was not injured by the gunfire but was taken to the hospital to be treated for those injuries.

The shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Friday morning.

The shooting involved multiple streets, including a large portion of E. Carson Street.

READ MORE:Overnight South Side Shooting Example Of Violence Pittsburgh Police Seek To CurbPolice have said there were multiple witnesses and multiple weapons.

Four people have been detained.

It is not known at this time how many shooters were involved or the motive behind it.

“I have to compliment the officers and their quick work as the chief said we do have multiple witnesses that were actually held as well as some individuals being detained and that would not have happened if it wasn’t for the quick work of the officers,” said Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich.

Since there are multiple crime scenes, police say this will be a lengthy investigation.

As of 4:30 a.m., E. Carson Street has reopened to traffic.

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