SWISSVALE (KDKA) — Police are investigating after a woman was shot in Swissvale on Tuesday night.

It happened around 9 p.m. on Burton Street near Collingwood Avenue.

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Allegheny County Police say when first responders arrived on the scene, they found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her side.

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The victim was transported to a local hospital in an unknown condition.

Homicide detectives are initiating the investigation.

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