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Man shot multiple times in Strip District early Friday morning

September 27, 2018

Police closed down 18th Street in the Strip District early Friday morning following a report that a 25-year-old man had been shot in the chest multiple times.

A 25-year-old Penn Hills man was transported to a hospital after he was shot in the upper body several times in the Strip District early Friday morning, according to Pittsburgh police.

The man was in critical condition but expected to survive following the shooting, which his friends reported about 2:15 a.m. from the hospital, according to police.

Police located a crime scene on Mulberry Way, briefly closing down 18th Street while they investigated.

Police are still investigating.

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