PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man has died and police are looking for a suspect following a shooting late Friday in West Oakland.
The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office has identified the victim as 20-year-old Wade L. Howard, of the Hill District. He was pronounced dead at 10:38 p.m. at a UPMC Mercy Hospital.
According to Pittsburgh Public Safety officials, Howard was shot twice in the chest inside a home in the 2000-block of De Ruad Street just before 10 p.m.
He was taken to a UPMC Mercy Hospital and listed in critical condition, but later died from his injuries.
Police have not located the gunman.
“Right now, we have very little information about a suspect. We believe that we have at least one shooter,” said Pittsburgh Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler.
There’s also no word on what prompted the shooting.
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.