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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man who was rushed to the hospital in “very critical condition” after being shot Thursday evening in Crafton Heights has died.

The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. in the area of the 800 block of Woodlow Street.

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According to police, after the victim was shot he ran from the scene into a nearby house. The people who live there were at home at the time.

Police found the victim in the home with a gunshot wound to the leg. He was taken to Allegheny General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:35 a.m. Friday.

The victim has been identified as 23-year-old De’Von Dozier, of Pittsburgh.

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It appears police have few clues. They canvassed the scene along Woodlow Street hoping to come up with evidence; but so far, there’s no word on suspects or motive.

Many people who live in the neighborhood believe the violence won’t stop anytime soon.

“Unfortunately, it’s the usual now. Not only in this neighborhood, but all over the city,” Beverly Cheatom, a neighbor, said. “You have kids picking up guns. Where’d they get ‘em from? You have people with weapons of destruction. Where’d they get ‘em from? Where they getting ‘em from?”

Anyone with information on the case is being asked to call Pittsburgh Police at 412-323-7800.