Multiple Hospitalizations, Deaths In Pittsburgh's South Side

PITTSBURGH, PA – Pittsburgh Police are responding to a medical situation in the South Side that involves multiple hospitalizations and deaths.

Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich confirmed three people are dead and four are in the hospital with conditions ranging from serious to critical. Five of the victims were found in an apartment, one in an elevator outside the apartment and one was found on the street at the intersection of Carson and 26th.

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All of the victims are wearing orange paper bands on their wrists. Police have identified two venues that used orange wrist bands Saturday night.

Anyone who attended or has knowledge of a party or event in which guests were given orange wrist bands is asked to call the police at (412) 323-7141.

More details will be released when available, public safety officials stated in a release.

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