Vic Joseph

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Multiple grand jury indictments have been unsealed against nine people in connection with gang violence in Hilltop neighborhoods in October of 2014. Collectively, the men are accused of being involved in multiple shootings and one case of kidnap and torture. 

Kathleen J. Davis / 90.5 WESA

There were 55 homicide deaths in Pittsburgh last year, most due to gun violence. Despite the Tree of Life shooting in October, in which 11 people were killed by one gunman, homicide deaths dropped for the fourth year in a row.