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At least two people have died after a mass shooting in Pittsburgh, police said.
"Multiple shots have been fired in East Allegheny with several gunshot victims," Pittsburgh Public Safety wrote in a tweet in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The department urged people to avoid the area of E Ohio Street from Madison Avenue to Cedar Avenue. "This is a very active scene," it added.
As many as 10 gunshot victims are being treated at area hospitals, three of them critical.
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'We will not allow New Yorkers to be terrorized': What we know about Brooklyn subway shooting
A man detonated smoke bombs Tuesday before shooting several people on a subway train in Brooklyn. Here's what we know about the New York City attack.The gunman, who has not yet been identified, shot 10 people before fleeing the station in Brooklyn's Sunset Park neighborhood, law enforcement officials said Tuesday. At least six others were injured in the attack.
— Pittsburgh Public Safety (@PghPublicSafety) April 17, 2022
In an update, the department wrote that about 10 people were receiving treatment for gunshot wounds.
"As many as 10 gunshot victims are being treated at area hospitals, three of them critical. Police are gathering evidence at multiple crime scenes," the tweet said.
In another update, the department confirmed that two people had died.
"Two victims have been pronounced deceased. There are also several injuries from individuals escaping gunfire," the tweet said. "The investigation is ongoing."
The department later confirmed that an 11th gunshot victim linked to the same shooting had showed up at a local hospital, but no details about their condition were known.
Pittsburgh Public Safety have been contacted for comment.
Person of interest identified in Brooklyn subway train attack that injured about 2 dozen people
Police identified Frank James, 62, with addresses in Wisconsin and Philadelphia, as a person of interest in Tuesday's chaotic New York City shooting.But authorities stopped short of saying the man they identified, Frank James, 62, was considered a suspect. Police said he was not in custody as of Tuesday night and no charges were filed.
In a statement earlier this month, Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert said he was "profoundly troubled" by a recent spate of violent crimes in the city.
"While the number of violent crimes has been rising around the United States since 2020 and the onset of the pandemic, this is an oversimplified explanation. This is unacceptable in Pittsburgh. This is not reflective of the city we know and love. People are clearly hurting," Schubert said.
He added that officers "will investigate all crimes, but we are also there to help, listen, and connect people with valuable social services before a crisis occurs. We urge citizens to utilize Pittsburgh Police as a resource. We are here to help.
"We need to do this together. We need to look out for one another and take care of one another. Only then will we begin to heal the deep trauma that is at the root of violence."
Brooklyn subway attack shocks neighborhood, a hub for working-class immigrants: 'Nothing like this happens here'
Local, working-class residents in Sunset Park were left "in a state of shock" Tuesday following the Brooklyn subway shooting during rush hour.Moreno, 57, lived in the diverse Brooklyn neighborhood for 17 years before moving to Bensonhurst and said it had always been a quiet area until Tuesday, when multiple people were shot and several "undetonated devices" were found at the station.
Sunday morning's incident comes after multiple people were injured in a shooting at a mall in Columbia, South Carolina, on Saturday afternoon.
Earlier this week, a shooting inside a subway station in the Brooklyn borough of New York City left 10 wounded.
There have been 137 mass shootings in the U.S. so far this year and at least five mass killings, according to the Gun Violence Archive (GVA).
The Gun Violence Archive defines a mass shooting as four or more people shot in a single incident not including the shooter, and mass murder as four or more people killed in a single incident not including the shooter.
Update 4/17/22, 4:05 a.m. ET: This article has been updated with additional information.
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