One is dead and two others are injured following an overnight shooting in Pittsburgh, WPXI reports. At least two shooters are still at large.
Police were called to the Fineview neighborhood following a report of a shooting around 12:35 a.m. on Sunday. It was revealed that at least two shooters fired shots at a group of people on a porch, CBS Pittsburgh reports.
A 30-year-old man was shot several times. He was transported to a local hospital, but was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. A 26-year-old woman is in stable condition after being shot in the foot. A 30-year-old man is in stable condition at Allegheny General Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Currently, the investigation is ongoing and no further information has been revealed at this time. The police are asking if anyone has any information regarding this shooting to please contact them immediately at (412) 323-7131.
Late Friday night, a 19-year-old was shot in Perry South. Officers reported to the intersection of E. McIntyre Avenue and Maple Avenue around 10:45 p.m. following a report of someone being shot.
When the police arrived, they noticed the young man with a gunshot wound to his leg. It was revealed that he was driving near the intersection of Hemlock Street and Federal Street when shots were fired at his white Kia.
There were also two additional passengers in the car, but they were unharmed. The victim is said to be in stable condition at Allegheny General Hospital.
According to Neighborhood Scout, Pittsburgh is not the most dangerous, nor the safest city in America, compared to the cities with similar size and population.
You have a 1-in-24 chance of being a victim of a property or violent crime in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh is the second largest city in Pennsylvania, and is said to have roughly 95 percent more crime than other cities and towns in the state.
Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime in Pittsburgh is 1-in-137. This report has been conducted using a variety of data, including FBI crime data. Violent crimes include murder, aggravated assault, rape, armed robbery, non-negligent manslaughter, and assault with a deadly weapon.
When compared to other cities of similar size and population, Pittsburgh has been reported to have a higher murder rate.
Property crime rate is 34 per 1,000, making Pittsburgh a higher than average chance of falling victim to property crime. Records show that a person has a 1-in-30 chance of being a victim of property crime. By property crime, this includes motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary.
Overall, the crime index for Pittsburgh on a rate from 1 to 100, with 100 being the safest, Pittsburgh is rated a 10. Pittsburgh is safer than 10 percent of all cities in the United States.
While Pennsylvania is considered to have a lower-than-average crime rate, Pittsburgh is 3.8 percent higher than the national median for violent crimes. In Pennsylvania, 1-in-317 people fall victim to violent crimes, whereas 1-in-137 people in Pittsburgh are victims of violence.
Among the violent crimes in Pittsburgh, assault is the most popular, followed by robbery. Rape and murder is also on the higher ends of the spectrum.
In Pennsylvania, 1-in-55 people are victims of property crime, which is lower than the national average; However, Pittsburgh has an above-average amount of property crime, with theft being the most popular, followed by burglary and motor vehicle theft.
Pittsburgh is rated 32 on the national median for crimes per square mile. Both Pittsburgh and the state of Pennsylvania is higher than the national average for crimes per square mile, with Pittsburgh being significantly high.
While the investigations continue for both Pittsburgh shootings that occurred this weekend, the Inquisitr will update this story as more information becomes available.
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