Monday, January 4, 2021

Third Winter Explosion: Pittsburgh White Pickup Bomb Thrower Causes Two Explosions In Lawrenceville, Hill District


Following up Winter Explosions: 

Now for the third Winter Eplosion.....

Pittsburgh police search for vehicle after explosions in Lawrenceville, Hill District

Authorities are searching for a white pickup truck after an explosion in Lawrenceville and a possible explosion in the Hill District on Sunday night shook some residents’ homes and damaged a car. City police said an improvised explosive device detonated in the 3600 block of Penn Avenue in Lawrenceville shortly after 9 p.m. About 90 minutes later, a second explosion was reported in the 200 block of Dinwiddie Street in the Hill District. No one was injured in the first explosion; police did not report any injuries and damages from the second incident. In the Lawrenceville blast, police said an IED was thrown from a moving vehicle and struck a parked car. The bomb was under the parked car when it detonated. Detectives are searching for a white pickup truck in connection with that explosion. On Monday, Pittsburgh police Cmdr. Jason Lando said the truck is described as an older style "boxy" two-toned truck, white on the top and possibly a sage green color on the bottom. Public Safety officials also confirmed that police found nails on the street during their investigation. Source

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