PITTSBURGH - One person was shot inside Nova Place on Pittsburgh's North Side during a concert, Pittsburgh police say.
Police said they responded to reports of shots fired around 9:15 p.m.
When police arrived, they said they found a person shot on the steps outside of Nova Place.
Police said all they know right now is that a fight broke out during a concert and that led to the shooting inside the building.
#breaking police activity due to a shooting at the Nova Place. One person was shot and taken to a local hospital in critical condition. There was a concert going on when a fight broke out leading to the shooting. #wpxi pic.twitter.com/RWmu5l5nQH— Jamie Cashdollar (@Cashmoney2292) July 14, 2019
Police performed first aid on the victim until EMS arrived. They were taken to a hospital in critical condition.
A spokesperson for Faros Properties released the following statement:
"Faros Properties invests significant resources to ensure the public safety of all of our properties. We have invested heavily in cameras, alarm systems and 24hr security personnel. We have and will continue to collaborate closely with public safety officials.
This isolated incident happened after hours on a weekend, not impacting the safety of the thousands of healthcare, tech, startup and freelance employees that call the revitalized and vibrant Nova Place property home. Still, we recognize the critical importance of campus safety and have increased security measures for our tenants and community. We know the revitalization of Nova Place and the neighborhood remains a priority to us, the numerous surrounding institutions and the City of Pittsburgh."
Anyone with information is asked to call Pittsburgh police at 412-323-7800.
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