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Few Details Released in Child’s Shooting

By Staff Reports
The Tube City Almanac
February 21, 2023
Posted in: Crime and Police News

Allegheny County police are releasing few details in connection with their investigation of a shooting on Friday that sent a 2-year-old to the hospital.

County police Sgt. Todd Dolfi told Tube City Almanac the investigation is “active and ongoing” and detectives do not believe it was a random act of violence.

“This was not a stray bullet,” he said.

Emergency personnel said the incident happened at a home near the intersection of Oliver and North Third streets just after 9 p.m. Duquesne police transported the child to a meeting with paramedics, who rushed the 2-year-old to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

The child was reportedly in critical condition. No further information was made public.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-ALL-TIPS. callers can remain anonymous. The department can also be reached via its social media sites.

Originally published February 21, 2023.

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