Teen critically injured in Pittsburgh shooting

PITTSBURGH — A teen was hospitalized after being shot in Pittsburgh early Thursday morning.

Just before 3:15 a.m., police were called to the 3400 block of Fleming Avenue in Brighton Heights for reports of an aggravated assault.

Officers gave aid to a 17-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the stomach. He was in critical but stable condition when EMS took him to a local hospital, where he was taken into surgery.

A male suspect who did not live in the home reportedly fled on foot before police arrived.

The shooting is under investigation.

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