Male taken into custody after shooting at detectives

PITTSBURGH, PA – During the course of a drug investigation on Tuesday, August 8 at approximately 9:10 p.m., detectives with the Narcotics and Vice Unit came across an actor at Sheradan and Bergman streets and identified themselves.

The male ran but turned firing one round in the direction of the Detectives. None of them were injured. The unidentified actor was tased before being taken into custody. Paramedics transported him to a local hospital to be medically cleared.

Though the investigation is continuing, his charges are expected to include felony drug charges and aggravated assault against a police officer.