Man identified as shooting victim in Hill District apartment
Hill District Death – A man who was shot in the face on Sunday evening in Pittsburgh’s Hill District has been pronounced dead as a result of his injuries. Cara Cruz, a spokeswoman for the Department of Public Safety, stated that officers were sent to the 2100 block of Bedford Avenue just before 6:20 p.m. after receiving reports of a man who had been shot and was at the location.
Information from Cruz
According to Cruz, the victim, who was in his forties, was discovered by police inside an apartment located in the back of a building that housed multiple units. One man was detained for further investigation. There has been no further information made public regarding any potential suspects. Anyone who may have information regarding the incident can call the Pittsburgh Police Department at the following number: 412-323-7800.
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Just before 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Tiwand Hill, 45, was discovered shot to death at an apartment on Bedford Avenue. According to his brother Ted Hill, Tiwand would have turned 46 on Saturday. Robert Thomas has spent his entire life in the Hill District. He runs a jitney station on Bedford Avenue that has been in his family for three generations. He shook his head in disdain when questioned about the shooting and replied, “another shooting.” “It’s the same old story. It’s really sad, but what can you do about it? All you can do is keep on living and trying to live the best life you can with the situation you’re being put in,” Robert Thomas said.
According to authorities, the 911 call that reported Hill had been shot in the 2400 block of Bedford Avenue arrived just before 8:30. When the police arrived, they claimed to have discovered Hill shot inside a Bedford Dwellings apartment unit. At the scene, he was identified as deceased. Family and friends gathered swiftly outside the building’s entrance and wailed as they seen forensics remove their loved one. Journalists were informed by police that there are no suspects in their care.
“When it comes to the investigation, there are no real timelines to determine a cause and any suspects. There are still interviews going on to determine anything,” said Maurice Matthews with the Pittsburgh police. Thomas admitted knowing Hill to journalist. He claimed that he once served as his small league baseball coach. He claimed to be a really kind person. “It’s just uncalled for. It’s senseless violence and it’s got to stop. That’s what they have to do, get rid of these guns. Get rid of the guns,” said Thomas. Police are urging anyone with information to contact them.
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