2 explosions in Pittsburgh under investigation

Police are searching for a suspect vehicle and say it's too soon to tell if the incidents are related


By Steve Marroni
pennlive.com

PITTSBURGH — Two explosions shook two different neighborhoods in Pittsburgh Sunday night.

One explosion occurred around 9 p.m. in the 3600 block of Penn Avenue in Lawrenceville, WTAE is reporting.

Surveillance video shows an incendiary device being thrown from a moving, white pickup truck before it exploded, WPXI is reporting.

No injuries were reported, but a parked car was damaged.

A second explosion occurred around 10:30 p.m. on the 200 block of Dimwiddie Street in Pittsburgh’s Hill District, reports indicate.

Homeowners called 911, saying they could feel their houses shaking, reports indicate. Police are reviewing video footage of that incident.

Police say it’s too soon to say if the incidents are connected, but they do not believe anyone was targeted, reports indicate.

Anyone with information should call the police, 412-323-7800.

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