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Pittsburgh Police Department Headquarters
Tuesday January 25th, 2011 :: 04:44 p.m. EST

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Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Homicide Squad is investigating a homicide

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Homicide Squad is investigating a homicide that occurred today in the 100 block of Marsden Street in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood.

A 27 year-old male was operating a black Chevy Tahoe when he was shot multiple times in the chest shortly before noon. The driver lost control and crashed the vehicle into the front porch of a residence at the intersection of Marsden Street and Chatsworth Street. The vehicle came to rest on its roof with the victim still inside the vehicle. Pittsburgh paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to UPMC Mercy Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

At this time we are not releasing information pertaining to a motive or suspect(s) in this case.

If anyone has any information about this case, we are asking them to contact the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Homicide Squad at (412) 323-7161.

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Pittsburgh Police Department Headquarters
1202 Western Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233

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Emergency: 9-1-1

100 Marsden St
Pittsburgh, PA 15207

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