Police Increase Patrols In Hill District Following Teen's Shooting DeathPittsburgh Police Zone 2 Commander Eric Holmes said Friday night that there would be an increased police presence in the Hill District neighborhood in the aftermath of this week’s fatal shooting of a 17-year-old.
Police Blaming Gang Violence In North Side ShootingsPittsburgh police are stepping up patrols after a double murder Thursday capped off a violent week on the city's North Side. Police are blaming it on gang violence.
Surge In Gun Violence Prompts Heightened Patrols On North SideAs the summer moves forward, there appears to be more and more shootings and many of the victims are teenagers. In response to what police are calling gang violence, they are stepping up their presence, particularly in the city’s North Side section.