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Man Fatally Shot Overnight In Wilkinsburg

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WILKINSBURG (KDKA) — Allegheny County police say they are searching for a suspect following an overnight shooting that claimed one man’s life in Wilkinsburg.

The shots rang out around 3 a.m. in the 1100-block of Pitt Street.

According to police, the victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as 41-year-old Timothy Boyd of Wilkinsburg.

Police say they believe the victim was walking home when he was shot.

Witnesses reported that three young men were standing in the area at the time of the shooting, investigators said.

Police describe the suspect as an African American male in his late-teens to early-20s. He is between five-foot-seven and five-foot-eight with a medium build and a dark complexion.

He was reportedly wearing a white tee-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Homicide Unit at 412-473-1300.

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