Several Schools Locked Down Due To Police Chase, Shots Fired

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Several Pittsburgh Public Schools were placed on lock down Monday afternoon after a crash on the North Shore and a police chase in the South Hills.

Officials said a gray sedan with bullet holes in it smashed into a pole at Hemlock and Sandusky Streets on the North Shore around 1 p.m. No one was shot. Police believe at least one male suspect fled toward Fountain Street.

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Another vehicle with bullet holes fled through the West End Circle and along Route 51 into Overbrook. During the pursuit, the suspect ran several red lights and hit two civilian cars.

The suspect stopped on Midwood Avenue and fled on foot. Officers took him into custody after a brief chase.

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman Susan Chersky reportedly said Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5 and 6-8, King K-8, Concord K-5, Roosevelt PreK-5 and Carrick High School were on lockdown until about 1:50 p.m.

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