PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh police SWAT team has responded to a high-rise office building downtown where a man armed with a gun and carrying at least one bag is holding a hostage or hostages.
Police say the man entered the building sometime after 8 a.m. Friday and went up to an office suite on an upper floor of Three Gateway Center. The building is one of six office buildings that dominate the city skyline nearest Point State Park.
Police have evacuated the building and say there have been no reports of shots fire or injuries.
A police spokeswoman has yet to provide more details, but officers at the scene have told reporters about the general circumstances.