Man shot in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood

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Pittsburgh homicide detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting near the intersection of Pride Street and Fifth Avenue in the city's Uptown neighborhood.

Patrol officers were in the area about 1:20 this morning when they heard shots near the intersection. They reported that a 22-year-old man was found on the ground, shot at least twice.

The man was reported to be in critical condition this morning at UPMC Mercy.

Detectives said they learned during their investigation that at least one person fired several bullets from a handgun as a vehicle sped by the victim on  Pride Street. Police are searching for that vehicle.

No one else was injured, police said. Officers found two parked cars in the area that had been damaged by gunshots.

Homicide detectives are asking witnesses or anyone with information about the shooting to call them at  (412) 323-7161. 


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