Explosions, Gunfire Reported In Downtown Pittsburgh


The Pittsburgh Police Bomb Squad and the Fire Investigation unit are investigating after at least one “incendiary device” that was thrown from a moving vehicle in the 3600 block of Penn Avenue just after 9 p.m. Witnesses report people fleeing from the scene.

A parked vehicle was damaged in the first incident. There were no reported injuries.

Police are also investigating a report of an explosion in the 200 block of Dinwiddie Street in the Hill District just after 10:30 p.m.—According to police scanner traffic, a shooting was also reported around the same time in the area.

In the first incident ´┐╝Police are searching for a white two-tone older model pickup truck. Police were still reviewing video footage in the second incident.

This is a developing story. We’ll give updates on the situation as we learn more.

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