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MEDIA RELEASE – Shooting Investigation

Police Department Press Release

April 5, 2023

April 5, 2023
Released by Lt. A. Nance

On Wednesday morning, April 5, 2023, at approximately 3:13 AM, law enforcement officers from the Pittsburg Police Department, as well as first responders from the Pittsburg Fire Department and Crawford County EMS, were called to the 1500 block of North Smelter Street, in Pittsburg, in reference to an individual who had been shot. The 23yearold male victim reported he was shot by a known associate of his in the middle of the street in that area. The 23yearold victim was taken by EMS to Ascension Via Christi and later transferred to a hospital in Missouri for treatment of nonlifethreatening injuries. Officers are continuing to follow up with leads on this incident.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (620) 2311700, or at our automated tip line, (620) 231TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.