Update: The shooter is dead.
An active shooter situation unfolded in Pittsburgh’s Garfield neighborhood on Wednesday.
Deputies arrived at a residence to address an eviction in the 4800 block of Broad Street and North Mathilda Street when the suspect began shooting at officers.
According to reports, hundreds of rounds were fired in the shootout.
Pittsburgh SWAT has taken over the scene. No word on injuries.
Police are evacuating residents near an “active shooting situation” in Pittsburgh’s Garfield neighborhood.
According to Pittsburgh Public Safety, the shooting is unfolding in the 4800 block of Broad Street and North Mathilda Street.
The sheriff’s office said the suspect turned violent and started shooting when deputies went to the address to serve an eviction notice.
Pittsburgh Police SWAT is now taking over the scene and the investigation. Sources said the suspect shot down two police drones.
The public is asked to avoid this area as it is being described as an “extremely active situation with shots continuing to be fired.”
SWAT vehicles moved in front of the home, created a barricade and engaged the suspect.
Hundreds of rounds were fired.
EXCLUSIVE VIEW: More SWAT vehicles moving in Infront of home where suspect is engaging in rapid gunfire with police. So much gunfire you can see smoke due to bullets hitting fronts of homes. @KDKA @CBSNews pic.twitter.com/oifPnauwkB
— Mark Dovi (@MarkDoviKDKA) August 23, 2023
BREAKING🚨: (SHOTS FIRED at Police) Police responding to shooting in Garfield area of Pittsburgh, PA. This appears to be after sheriffs showed up to evict someone from their home. pic.twitter.com/7BSAkgdeHP
— Officer Lew (@officer_Lew) August 23, 2023
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