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WATCH LIVE: Pittsburgh police hold press conference on deadly mass shooting – WTAE Pittsburgh


Twelve people were injured in a mass shooting in Pittsburgh’s North Side early Sunday morning, and two of the victims, both juveniles, have died, police said.Watch Pittsburgh police noon press briefing providing an update on the mass shooting in the video player below.Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 video showed a shattered second-floor window and bullet holes in an Airbnb rental property at Madison Avenue and Suismon Street where police said the shooting happened. A car parked in the lot across the street also had bullet holes and a broken window.Police said Zone 1 officers responded to multiple ShotSpotter alerts around 12:30 a.m. in the 800 block of Suismon Street. Additional shots were being registered in the area as first responders arrived on scene, and several young people were seen fleeing, police said.”The initial investigation reveals a large party was being held at the short-term rental property, with as many as 200 people in attendance, many of them underage,” police said in a statement. “As many as 50 rounds were fired inside, prompting some party-goers to jump out the windows, sustaining injuries such as broken bones and lacerations. Several more shots were fired outside the home.”Video shows the scene at the party: Click the video player above to watch.Two male juvenile victims were pronounced dead at the hospital. Police said at least 12 gunshot victims, including the deceased, have been reported.Investigators were gathering evidence from as many as eight crime scenes spanning a few blocks in the area after the shooting in the city’s East Allegheny neighborhood.Police say gunshot victims were located at or near the scene and were taken to hospitals by EMS and police. Additional gunshot victims arrived at hospitals by private means, according to police.Police commander gives update on shooting: Click the video below to watch.No arrests have been announced, and police said there is no information on any suspects at this time.Detectives from Major Crimes are speaking to witnesses and reviewing video footage. Anyone who has information about the shooting is asked to call 412-323-7161.See raw video from the shooting scene below.In the downstairs unit, which is separate from the upstairs and has a different owner, there were bullet holes in a bedroom and a stray bullet in the hallway.A family who had been staying downstairs told Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 that they left and went to a hotel when they saw that a party was taking place.”Two hundred people is a lot. There’s usually a limit. For Airbnb, we would do, maybe, six to eight guests maximum, so I’m not sure how 200 people got in upstairs being undetected,” said Stephen Long, who owns the downstairs unit.This is a developing story. Follow @AshleyZilka and @JimWTAE for updates, and download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news alerts.

Twelve people were injured in a mass shooting in Pittsburgh’s North Side early Sunday morning, and two of the victims, both juveniles, have died, police said.

Watch Pittsburgh police noon press briefing providing an update on the mass shooting in the video player below.

Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 video showed a shattered second-floor window and bullet holes in an Airbnb rental property at Madison Avenue and Suismon Street where police said the shooting happened. A car parked in the lot across the street also had bullet holes and a broken window.

Police said Zone 1 officers responded to multiple ShotSpotter alerts around 12:30 a.m. in the 800 block of Suismon Street. Additional shots were being registered in the area as first responders arrived on scene, and several young people were seen fleeing, police said.

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“The initial investigation reveals a large party was being held at the short-term rental property, with as many as 200 people in attendance, many of them underage,” police said in a statement. “As many as 50 rounds were fired inside, prompting some party-goers to jump out the windows, sustaining injuries such as broken bones and lacerations. Several more shots were fired outside the home.”

Video shows the scene at the party: Click the video player above to watch.

Two male juvenile victims were pronounced dead at the hospital. Police said at least 12 gunshot victims, including the deceased, have been reported.

Investigators were gathering evidence from as many as eight crime scenes spanning a few blocks in the area after the shooting in the city’s East Allegheny neighborhood.

Police say gunshot victims were located at or near the scene and were taken to hospitals by EMS and police. Additional gunshot victims arrived at hospitals by private means, according to police.

Police commander gives update on shooting: Click the video below to watch.

No arrests have been announced, and police said there is no information on any suspects at this time.

Detectives from Major Crimes are speaking to witnesses and reviewing video footage. Anyone who has information about the shooting is asked to call 412-323-7161.

See raw video from the shooting scene below.

In the downstairs unit, which is separate from the upstairs and has a different owner, there were bullet holes in a bedroom and a stray bullet in the hallway.

A family who had been staying downstairs told Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 that they left and went to a hotel when they saw that a party was taking place.

“Two hundred people is a lot. There’s usually a limit. For Airbnb, we would do, maybe, six to eight guests maximum, so I’m not sure how 200 people got in upstairs being undetected,” said Stephen Long, who owns the downstairs unit.

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This is a developing story. Follow @AshleyZilka and @JimWTAE for updates, and download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news alerts.

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