WILKINS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A 19-year-old former Woodland Hills football star was fatally shot in Wilkins Township early Sunday morning.
Police received a call about a man lying in the street in the 1000-block of Lougeay Road just after 3 a.m.READ MORE: South Side Residents Fed Up With Violence, But Weary On New Restrictions
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.
Officials have identified the victim as Jeremiah Isaiah Jones, of Turtle Creek. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:30 a.m.
Police say evidence indicates Jones arrived at the scene in a car and was shot on Lougeay Road.READ MORE: State Police In Kittanning Searching For Arson Suspect Following Reported Domestic Incident
According to police, the area where Jones was found is remote and unpopulated.
“It is, generally the only problems we get there are in relation to traffic accidents, trees falling. It’s generally a quiet area,” Wilkins Township Police Officer Robert Schlanger said.
Anyone who heard or saw anything suspicious in the area early Sunday morning should contact police at (412)-473-1300 or via any official Allegheny County social media account.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police Investigate Shooting On Same Night South Side Traffic Pattern Began