Pittsburgh shooting: Airbnb issues ‘lifetime ban’ on person who booked property

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PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (KDKA) – Airbnb permanently bans the person who booked the Airbnb property where a mass shooting killed 2 minors and injured 13 others.

Airbnb’s statement did not reveal the name of the person who booked the property.

“We share the Pittsburgh community’s outrage at this tragic gun violence. Our hearts go out to all those affected, including loved ones of those who lost their lives, injured victims and neighbours. Airbnb strictly prohibits parties and we condemn the behavior that allegedly caused this criminal gun violence. The booking guest has been banned for life from Airbnb and we will review all legal options to hold this person accountable,” Airbnb said. “We have reached out to the Pittsburgh Police Department as well as Mayor Gainey’s team to offer our support in their investigations, and we hope those responsible for this bloodshed are found quickly.”

Airbnb said the host was completely unaware of the party.

The host also reportedly had rules that “any evidence” of a party would mean a $500 fee and had curfew hours.

Airbnb added that its CEO supports policies to reduce gun violence and that several measures are included in the policies to deter parties, including a no-party policy, a neighborhood support line and background checks on the parties. Airbnb users.

“Regarding reports that this is an underage party, we can confirm that users must be 18 or older to create an Airbnb account,” Airbnb said.

Most of those at the party were minors, Pittsburgh police said.

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