Man Dies After Downtown Pittsburgh Shooting – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man is dead after he was shot in downtown Pittsburgh.

The shooting happened at Fort Duquesne Boulevard and Barkers Place Thursday afternoon.

 

Police say responding officers found the man in an alley with a gunshot wound to the chest. Officers with life-saving gauze administered first aid until paramedics arrived. EMS then took the man to the hospital in critical condition.

He was later pronounced dead, police said.

A heavy police presence was on scene after the shooting. An alleyway was taped off and police could be seen placing multiple evidence markers.

(Photo: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

(Photo: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

Police say a short time later, they stopped a vehicle on the South Side. Two people inside were taken to police headquarters for questioning.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

Source: Man Dies After Downtown Pittsburgh Shooting – CBS Pittsburgh