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PRESS RELEASE——————PRESS RELEASE——————–PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
Dormont, PA, July 29, 2021

Officer Update:

Officer Rob Barnes, an eight (8) year veteran of the Dormont Police Department was shot in the torso during an incident on Gilkeson Road in Mt. Lebanon. The bullet was stopped by Officer Barnes’ ballistic vest.  Officer Barnes was transported to Mercy Hospital where he was treated and released.  Officer Barnes is expected to make a full recovery. 

All further inquiries should go through the Allegheny County Police Department, as this is an ongoing investigation.

Chief Michael J. Bisignani
Dormont Police Department