SOUTH SIDE SLOPES (KDKA) — An 18-year-old man was killed during a suspected home invasion in the South Side Slopes on Friday morning.READ MORE: Car Crashes Into First Commonwealth Bank In Latrobe, Causing Heavy Damage
The resident of a home in the 100 block of Monastery Avenue called police just before 9 a.m. to report he was being robbed.
Officers arrived at the scene just after 9 a.m. and found the body of a man who had been fatally shot. The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Daniel Ling, of Baldwin.
The resident had a laceration on his head and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. He was then taken to police headquarters for questioning.READ MORE: Lawmakers And Physicians Concerned About Anti-Vaccination Signs In Greene County
Police believe Ling, who was armed, tried to break into the Monastery Avenue home when he encountered the resident.
During a struggle between Ling and the resident, the resident managed to take the gun.
Police say the resident shot Ling on the rear patio of the home.
The investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Sen. Bob Casey Visits Pittsburgh, Talks Infrastructure Bill
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