Police: Teenage girl shot in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, person of interest in custody




  • In US
  • 2022-12-06 00:04:49Z
  • By WPXI
 

Police are investigating after a teenage girl was shot in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood Monday afternoon.

According to Allegheny County 911, the call for a ShotSpotter alert in the 7000 block of Frankstown Avenue came in at 3 p.m. Police, fire and EMS crews are all on scene.

The teen girl was shot in the abdomen and was taken to a hospital in critical condition, according to police.

Police said one person of interest is in custody for questioning following the shooting.

SWAT responded to a nearby residence in relation to the investigation. A protective sweep of the structure found no occupants inside, police said.

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