1 person in critical condition, 2 others hurt after shooting in Pittsburgh’s South Side overnight

PITTSBURGH — One person is in critical condition and two others are injured after a shooting that took place in the early morning on New Year’s Day in South Side.

Pittsburgh police responded to the 1700 block of East Carson Street around 2 a.m. for reports of shots fired.

According to police, they found a man with gunshot wounds to the chest and hip. Officers rendered aid until EMS arrived. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

While securing the scene, police learned of two additional gunshot victims nearby. A male had suffered a gunshot wound to the foot, and the second person had received a graze to the thigh.

Witnesses told police the shooting occurred after a fight on the 1700 block of East Carson Street.

There were no suspect descriptions, and the investigation is ongoing.