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‘Active shooting situation’ unfolding in Pittsburgh neighborhood

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(PITTSBURGH) — Police are at the scene of an ongoing “active shooting situation” in Pittsburgh’s Garfield neighborhood, according to authorities.


Officers are working to evacuate people from houses in the area, according to Pittsburgh Public Safety. People inside are urged to shelter in place and call 911.

The shooting began from inside a home when officers tried to serve an eviction notice there, the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office said.

The FBI is among the agencies assisting.

“We have a lot of different agencies all working together right now and we want to resolve this in the best way possible,” Pennsylvania State Trooper Rocco Gagliardi told reporters.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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