Metro Beat…Fights break out at Monroeville mall


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MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Police say numerous fights broke out at the Monroeville Mall in western Pennsylvania while packed with hundreds of teens.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ( ) reports at least two people were taken to hospitals following the Friday evening fights, but their injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Monroeville Police Chief K. Douglas Cole tells the newspaper there were at least two arrests, and he expects officers to issue a number of disorderly conduct citations.
Cole says officers learned that through social media, hundreds of teens were showing up at the mall, reaching as many as 1,000, according to mall security officers.
Police say the fights began on the first floor and moved upstairs.
The fights were reported just before 8 p.m. The mall closes at 9 p.m. but began shutting down early.
Information from: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,

 PITTSBURGH, PA – Pittsburgh Zone 5 is investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 3:14 a.m. near the intersection of Baum Boulevard and S. Aiken Avenue.
Three male victims believed to be in a black 1999 Lexus where shot at as another vehicle passed by. Their vehicle then went through the intersection and crashed into a pole causing the traffic light to dangle over the roadway.
The driver fled the car and ran into a home on S. Aiken to nurse his wounds. His injuries were a grazing gunshot wound to the ear and others caused by the crash. He is a juvenile who was taken to UPMC Presbyterian before being taken to Shuman Juvenile Detention Center on gun charges. The front seat passenger was shot in the chest and is in serious condition at UPMC Mercy. A third victim was shot in the thigh and is in stable condition also at UPMC Mercy.
At this time, there is no description of the actor or the actor vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this matter is encouraged to contact police by calling 911
PITTSBURGH, PA – Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Zone 1 is investigating a series of shots fired calls. One male self-reported to Allegheny General Hospital with gunshot wounds to his left arm and left foot. At this point, it has not been determined if all of the shots fired incidents are part of the same incident.
At approximately 11:11 a.m., 911 received information that shots were fired in near the intersection of Juniata and Manhattan streets. A tan sedan was seen in the area.
At approximately 11:20 a.m., 911 received information that shots were fired near the intersection of N. Charles Street and Wilson Avenue. A white SUV was seen in the area.
More shots fired calls came in at approximately 11:30 in the 3000 block of Shadeland Avenue. A caller reported that a white SUV had backed into a parked car. A tan Malibu occupied possibly by 4 Black males was also seen in the area.
Then at approximately 11:42, a white Suburban arrived at AGH. The driver was a 28-year-old Black male from Swissvale. He is currently in stable condition.
Police: Woman in crashed car was fatally shot
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Police say a woman found in crashed car in Pittsburgh had been fatally shot in the head.
Authorities say a 911 caller reported Saturday morning that a vehicle had driven into a pole in the city’s Knoxville neighborhood.
Police found an unresponsive woman in the car around 6:30 a.m. The Allegheny County coroner’s office identified her as 43-year-old Kimberly Waller of Pittsburgh.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this matter is encouraged to contact police by calling 911


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