Allegheny County’s top prosecutor says he has concerns about the way Pittsburgh Police handled the case that ended in the shooting death of a Larimer woman on New Year’s Eve.
Two entirely different police incidents are now under review by the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, the Citizens Police Review Board and the Pittsburgh Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division.
A woman calls 911, police respond but leave the scene before ever talking to her, the results are tragic. It happened on New Year’s Eve in Larimer when Ka’Sandra Wade called for help. It also happened on Feb. 2, 1988, on Thomas Boulevard in Point Breeze when a woman was raped by an intruder after she called emergency dispatch for help.
On New Year’s Eve, two officers were summoned to a house in Larimer after a woman called 911 asking for help, but they left when a man came to the window and said things were okay.
A man wanted in connection with a murder in Larimer took his own life during a standoff in Point Breeze Wednesday morning.
Police are investigating a shooting in Pittsburgh’s Larimer neighborhood.
A hit-and-run victim remains hospitalized while police continue to search for the person responsible. Meanwhile, the victim’s sister is outraged and desperate for someone who saw what happened in Larimer that day to come forward with information.
Pittsburgh Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a vehicle, which may have been involved in a hit-and-run in Lincoln-Larimer Sunday night.
Police are looking for a driver who struck and critically injured a pedestrian in Larimer Sunday night.
Police are investigating after two people were wounded in separate shooting incidents Tuesday night.
A juvenile is facing a list of charges after a joyride ended in a crash in Larimer early Wednesday morning.
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.
Relatives and friends of Donte Hawkins gathered on Hamilton Avenue Monday night outside the Trappers Club in Larimer, grieving for Hawkins.
Police are investigating after one man was killed and another was injured in a shooting at a club in Larimer early Sunday morning.
A missing 11-year-old girl is home safe and sound today after she was found overnight.