Gunfire reported in downtown Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH —A bicyclist was shot by a driver following an altercation in downtown Pittsburgh on Tuesday afternoon, police confirmed.

Sky 4 video showed markers indicating shell casings on the ground near the corner of Fort Duquesne Boulevard and Seventh Street.

Officers responded to a report of a car crash at about 3:45 p.m. and learned that a shooting had occurred after some sort of dispute between the driver and a man on a bicycle, police spokesman Chris Togneri said.

The car drove onto the sidewalk, where it hit a Port Authority bus shelter, and the driver got out and shot at the bicyclist, who was struck in the leg, Togneri said.

The shooter was being questioned at police headquarters Tuesday evening. The bicyclist was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

The Port Authority tweeted that downtown bus service was being affected as police remained at the scene.

Source: Gunfire reported in downtown Pittsburgh

Six shot in Brooklyn, man shot at point-blank in Harlem and ANOTHER commuter pushed onto subway | Daily Mail Online

Six people are believed to have been shot in Brooklyn (left) on Sunday; a day after a man was killed in Harlem (top right) and another pushed onto the subway tracks (bottom right).

  • Police were called to Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood on Sunday
  • At least seven shot with a woman, 20, killed as cops hunt more than one gunman 
  • On Saturday afternoon a man was shot dead in a robbery at a Harlem project
  • Earlier on Saturday a man was pushed onto the tracks of a subway in Brooklyn
  • The 29-year-old managed to scramble to safety and was unharmed
  • He was the second person shoved onto the subway tracks in three days
  • Hospital staff and EMTs say they are struggling with COVID and the violence 

Source: Six shot in Brooklyn, man shot at point-blank in Harlem and ANOTHER commuter pushed onto subway | Daily Mail Online

2 shot in Avalon; SWAT situation concludes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County police are investigating a shooting Thursday in Avalon that injured two men, one of them critically.

On Thursday, Avalon police responded to a report of a shooting at about 12:05 p.m. at the 500 block of Girard Avenue, according to a news release. Officers found a 23-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. Police said he was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

County police Lt. Venerando Costa said another person, who Lt. Costa said was responsible for the shooting, was also shot and was taken to UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Police said he is 17 years old and had an apparent grazing wound to his head; he was treated and released, police said.

Lt. Costa said a SWAT team was called to search a house in the nearby 600 block of California Avenue for a possible third person. The SWAT situation concluded at about 3:30 p.m., and Lt. Costa said early Thursday evening that there is not a third person involved in the incident.

Allegheny County homicide detectives were called to assist Avalon officers and learned both individuals were in a dispute over a handgun when the shooting occurred. Police said they have recovered the gun and that the investigation is ongoing.

Police said the county District Attorney’s Office will be consulted to determine if criminal charges will be filed against either the 23-year-old man or the 17-year-old.

Anyone with more information is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tip line at 833-ALL-TIPS (833-255-8477). Callers can remain anonymous.

Source: 2 shot in Avalon; SWAT situation concludes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Monessen woman shot, flown to Pittsburgh hospital for treatment | TribLIVE.com

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A Monessen woman was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital by medical helicopter on Tuesday night for treatment of a gunshot wound, according to Monessen police.

The shooting happened at about 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Summit Avenue and Sixth Street.

The woman was in critical condition when she was taken to Allegheny General Hospital in the North Side. Her condition has been upgraded stable, officials said Wednesday morning.

The front yard of a home in the 600 block of Summit was cordoned off with police tape and a black SUV was towed from the scene, police said.

The woman was not identified and no information was available about what may have led to the shooting.

The incident is being investigated by Monessen police and Westmoreland County detectives.

Source: Monessen woman shot, flown to Pittsburgh hospital for treatment | TribLIVE.com

One man arrested after shooting in Steubenville | WTOV

One man has been arrested after a shooting in Steubenville.

Officers ultimately responded to 508 Woodland Avenue for reports of shots fired, where man was found with a bullet in his hand.

Investigators found both rounds from a .22 caliber and a .9 mm hand gun.

William King Sr. was arrested and taken into custody overnight.

He is charged with felonious assault and is being held at the Jefferson County Justice Center.

Source: One man arrested after shooting in Steubenville | WTOV

Rapper Mo3 Shot Dead On Highway In Dallas Attack, Police Say | HuffPost

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas rapper Mo3 was shot and killed during a daytime attack on a highway in the city, authorities said.

The 28-year-old performer, whose real name was Melvin Noble, was driving north on interstate 35 in south Dallas on Wednesday when a man in a dark colored car drove up to him, police said.

The man got out of his car with a gun in his hand and walked up to Noble’s vehicle.

Noble got out of his car and began running south on the freeway.

MO3 attends day two of the 2018 BET Awards Radio Remotes on June 23, 2018 in Los Angeles.

MO3 attends day two of the 2018 BET Awards Radio Remotes on June 23, 2018 in Los Angeles.

The gunman gave chase and began shooting, hitting Noble and a bystander who was sitting in his car, police said.

Both men were taken to a hospital and the bystander is expected to survive.

Police said they don’t know why the man attacked Noble, and they only described the suspect as Black. He remains at large.

Noble had more than 800,000 followers on his Instagram page and was best known for a 2019 remix of the song “Errybody,” with Baton Rouge, Louisiana, rapper Boosie Badazz.

Source: Rapper Mo3 Shot Dead On Highway In Dallas Attack, Police Say | HuffPost

Woman found shot in head inside Pittsburgh home, police say

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police are investigating after a woman was found shot to death in East Liberty.

The deadly shooting happened around 11 a.m. Tuesday in the 5700 block of Rippey Street. When officers got to the scene, the victim — who has not yet been identified — was found inside a house with a gunshot wound to the head.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Source: Woman found shot in head inside Pittsburgh home, police say

Homicide detectives investigating fatal North Braddock shooting | TribLIVE.com

Allegheny County Police Department homicide detectives are investigating the Saturday afternoon shooting death of a Pittsburgh man in North Braddock.

Authorities said police responding to the call of shooting shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday found Theodore B. Jones, 52, of Pittsburgh, along the 1500 block of Beech St., suffering from gunshot wounds.

Jones was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital. According to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner, Jones was pronounced dead at the hospital at 3:59 p.m.

Source: Homicide detectives investigating fatal North Braddock shooting | TribLIVE.com