Days after a triple homicide in the north side of Pittsburgh delivered a shock to the city, three more were shot and injured in Carrick on Tuesday night, October 18. According to the authorities, the police have not been able to find any suspects in connection with the crime till now.
As per the latest information, a shotspotter alert resulted in several police officers responding to Carrick, Pittsburgh, United States on Tuesday night at around 9:53 pm. The alert came from Mount Oliver at Louisa Way, the Pittsburgh Public Safety revealed.
After the police officers reached the scene, they found a male victim with a gunshot injury to his leg at the Brownsville Road and Laughlin Avenue. The victim was soon transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Soon after, two more gunshot victims were found by the police, who were self-transported to nearby hospitals for treatment as well. As per the authorities, all three victims were in stable condition when they were taken to area hospitals. Meanwhile, the police have launched an investigation into the shooting incident, however, are yet to arrest any suspects.
The shooting incident comes only days after three people were gunned down while one sustained injuries in the north side of Pittsburgh. According to the Pittsburgh Public Safety, one male and two female victims died in the incident whereas another male victim survived after sustaining injuries.
The female victims were later identified by the medical examiner’s office as 33-year-old Jacquelyn Mehalic and 59-year-old Betty Averytt.
Gun violence is on the rise in the United States and this incident took place at around 10 pm on Saturday, October 15, at the 300 block of Cedar Avenue between E. Ohio and Stockton Avenue. The police have launched a probe into the shooting. The shooting survivor who was transported to a nearby hospital on a private vehicle, is currently stable and is recovering.