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Shots fired at Univ. of Pitt; injuries reported

Several injured in gunfire at University of Pittsburgh psychiatric clinic, police say By The Associated Press

OAKLAND, Pa. (AP) ' Police say several people have been injured in a shooting at a psychiatric clinic at the University of Pittsburgh.

Authorities did not say how many people were hit in the Thursday afternoon shooting at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported at least five people were shot.

A SWAT team is on the scene.

Pittsburgh media reported that at least one officer had been shot in the leg and was taken for treatment.

The clinic describes itself on its website as a top academic-based psychiatric care center. Pitt's psychiatry department is part of the clinic.

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