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4 officers involved in South Side bar brawl placed on paid leave

PITTSBURGH — All four of the undercover police officers involved with a brawl inside a bar on the South Side have been placed on paid leave, Target 11 has learned.

The fight took place on Oct. 12 inside Kopy's bar and involved several members of a motorcycle club and the officers.


According to the bar owner, the officers had been inside drinking for several hours when the club members walked in around midnight. Later, there was a fight between the two groups.

One of the officers involved had previously been reassigned.

Several members from the motorcycle club initially faced charges, but they were later dropped.