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Police: Man fatally shot on porch of Wilkinsburg home


Allegheny County police are investigating a shooting Monday afternoon in Wilkinsburg that killed a 40-year-old man.

First responders who were dispatched shortly after 4:45 p.m. found the man had been shot multiple times on the front porch of a home in the 500 block of Holmes Street.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to county police, who were called to assist.

About 18 shots were fired toward the man and the home while a woman and children were inside, police said.

County homicide detectives are leading the investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the county police tip line, 1-833-255-8477. Callers can remain anonymous.

Jeff Himler is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jeff by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .



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