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HILL DISTRICT (KDKA) — A man was fatally shot in the Hill District late Friday night.

Police say officers were sent to the 1800 block of Cliff Street just after 10 p.m. for a report that there had been a shooting and someone was lying in the street.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Bryce Lutz)

The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Shawn William Dillard, of Erie.

Police have not released any information on a potential suspect at this time.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call police at (412) 323-7800.

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