Pittsburgh’s new police chief decried the city’s homicide rate as a “public health emergency” and promised to work with the community to defuse the culture that has fueled a spate of retaliatory killings that saw 71 people die last year.
In the City of Pittsburgh it was a violent year. In some neighborhoods this past summer, gun violence became an almost nightly occurrence.
The violence on Pittsburgh streets is on track to break a record.
It’s National Night Out.
It’s National Night Out, a chance for communities to band together to fight crime.
Gun violence is spreading throughout Allegheny County’s suburbs.
Police have issued arrest warrants for two men following separate shooting incidents, one in West Mifflin and the other in Penn Hills, overnight that left three people dead.