18-year-old shot in leg in Pittsburgh’s Knoxville neighborhood

PITTSBURGH — An 18-year-old male was shot in the leg in Pittsburgh’s Knoxville neighborhood Wednesday evening.

According to police, officers responded to two Shotspotter alerts in the 70 block of Rochelle Street just before 5:10 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found the victim had been shot in the leg. They applied a tourniquet until EMS arrived. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

Police said they are still investigating.