Author: KDKA-TV News Staff
Pittsburgh (KDKA) — A 4-year-old boy died at UPMC Children’s Hospital after an early morning shooting in East Liberty.
Police said the child was shot in the face on North Negley Avenue around 8.15am.
Emergency: Pittsburgh police confirmed that a 4-year-old boy died after a shooting in East Liberty. They said the boy might accidentally shoot himself in the face. @KDKA
-Chris Hoffman (@NewsmanChris) November 22, 2021
According to the police, the investigation is still ongoing, but it is possible that the child accidentally shot and committed suicide.
No allegations have been made regarding the incident.
Police said that a guardian was at home when the shooting occurred.
Just before 8:15 in the morning, Pittsburgh police and EMS responded to a report of a gunshot wound to a 4-year-old boy in the 500 block of N. Negley Ave.
The child was taken to the hospital but was later declared dead.
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-Pittsburgh Police (@PghPolice) November 22, 2021
Pittsburgh police detectives are investigating.
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