PITTSBURGH – UPDATE July 12, 8:58 a.m.: Pittsburgh Public Safety officials said detectives determined the gunshot wound to be accidental and self-inflicted.
Upon further investigation, detectives have determined that this gunshot wound was accidental/self-inflicted. https://t.co/sCIDco1EDn
— Pittsburgh Public Safety (@PghPublicSafety) July 12, 2022
A teenager was shot while leaning out of a third-story window in Pittsburgh’s Elliott neighborhood.
According to Pittsburgh police, officers responded to a home in the 700 block of Lorenz Avenue just before 5:25 p.m. for a report of a juvenile with a gunshot wound.
A 16-year-old boy, who was conscious and alert, had a gunshot wound to his hand. Police said he told responding officers he was leaning out the window when he was shot.
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He was taken to a hospital in stable condition.
Detectives from the mobile crime and violent crime units are investigating.
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