Police investigate shots fired towards a police car

A gas station near an Edgewood police officer’s car was the scene of a shots being fired in Swissvale early Monday morning, reports WPXI. Police believe the officer was the intended target.

Shortly after this incident, the inbound Parkway East between Edgewood and Squirrel Hill was closed. It is unknown if this was related to the initial shooting in Swissvale.

There was a white SUV with its doors open and tires blown out parked in the vicinity of where the shots came from. WPXI reporters witnessed police using flashlights to look inside the vehicle.

No one was hurt and the shooter ran away.


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