Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Three Men Shot in Mexican War Streets Police Say One Was in Critical Condition

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Three Men Shot in Mexican War Streets Police Say One Was in Critical Condition

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Three men were hospitalized Tuesday night after being shot while sitting on a stoop outside a home in Pittsburgh's Mexican War Streets neighborhood on the North Side.

Police received a call about shots being fired near the corner of Arch Street and Alpine Avenue at 8:09 p.m.

While searching the area, investigators learned that three men had walked into nearby Allegheny General Hospital, all suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.

All three men are believed to be in their 20s. Police said one man was grazed by a bullet and was in stable condition. A second man also was in stable condition, but police didn't say where the bullet struck him. The third man, however, was in critical condition, police said.

Neighbors said the three were part of a group of about a half-dozen men who spent much of the day sitting on the five-step stoop outside a multi-residence building in the 1500 block of Arch Street. …

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