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Man shoots at Pittsburgh police, arrested in East Liberty

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Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, 9:12 p.m.
 

A gunman was captured Wednesday afternoon a few minutes after shooting at city police, Pittsburgh Public Safety Department spokeswoman Sonya Toler said.

Police were called to the 200 block of Amber Street in East Liberty, where they became involved in a foot chase with the gunman at 5:18 p.m., Toler said. The gunman fired shots at the officers, but no one was wounded, she said.

The gunman ran into a personal care home, where he was captured by a K-9 officer at 5:23 p.m., Toler said.

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