14-year-old boy shot in head in Pittsburgh, left in critical condition |

14-year-old boy shot in head in Pittsburgh, left in critical condition

Dillon Carr

A 14-year-old boy was listed in critical condition after police found him shot in the head and left for dead in the middle of the street in Pittsburgh's 1300 block of Paulson Avenue on Saturday morning.

Police responded to a ShotSpotter notification in the Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar neighborhood around 6 a.m.

Paramedics transported the boy, who is believed to be from Brighton Heights, to UPMC Presbyterian in Oakland.

Officials are treating the shooting early Saturday and another involving two young girls near Pittsburgh's Addison Terrace as separate incidents.

Additional information about the shooting was not available.

Officials encourage people with information about the shooting to call the Group Violence Intervention Unit at 412-323-7800.

Dillon Carr is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 412-871-2325, [email protected] or via Twitter @dillonswriting.

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