ARLINGTON (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh Police officer shot a man in the leg during an incident in Arlington on Sunday afternoon.READ MORE: Police In Standoff In Fayette County
It happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of Charcot Street.
Pittsburgh Police say officers were sent to the scene for a report that someone had been pistol-whipped. When they arrived, they spoke to the victim, who had a laceration on his head. The victim told officers a man sitting on a nearby porch was the suspect. The suspect was later identified as 34-year-old Dontay Green.
Officers approached Green, who police say was armed with a handgun.
Police say “during the ensuing incident,” a police officer fired one round at Green, striking him in the leg. He was taken to a local hospital in stable condition and was expected to be released Sunday night.READ MORE: $2.2M Settlement Reached In Pennsylvania State Police Sex Discrimination Lawsuit
Allegheny County Police are investigating.
Pittsburgh Police say County Police investigators recovered a loaded firearm at the scene and interviewed witnesses.
According to the criminal complaint, body cam footage clearly shows Green jumping off the porch, lifting up his shirt and a handgun is visible in his waistband.
Video also shows that during the foot chase, Green can be seen reaching back toward the weapon.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports 6,638 New Cases 66 Additional Deaths
Green is facing multiple counts of aggravated assault and other charges.