Teen killed in shooting on Mt. Pleasant Road in Pittsburgh
PUBLISHED Mon, February 20, 2017 - 5:16am EST
A 16-year-old boy was killed late on Sunday in a shooting on Mt. Pleasant Road on Pittsburgh's North Side, police say. No arrests were immediately made and details are limited. (more)
The incident happened at about 11:20 p.m. on Sunday when Zone 1 Officers and paramedics were called to a report of a person having been shot in the 800 block of Mt. Pleasant Road, which is located in Northview Heights.
Officers located a 16-year-old victim in a courtyard and rushed him to Allegheny General Hospital, where he later died as a result of his gunshot injuries, according to a statement from the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety.
Details about the victim's identity or the circumstances of the shooting were not immediately released. "The investigation is ongoing," a brief statement said. No arrests had been made as of early Monday morning.