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LARIMER (KDKA) — Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Larimer.
Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 converged on a home on Winfield Street near Shetland Street around 6 p.m. Monday after 911 started getting calls about gunfire in the area.
The immediate neighborhood was immediately cordoned off. Homicide detectives and crime scene technicians soon arrived.
As word of the shooting spread, neighbors and nearby residents gathered in small groups. Even though the victim’s name had not been released, rumors quickly spread about the victim’s identity.
Relatives quickly rushed to the neighborhood, and several had to be restrained by police as they tried to enter the home.
A woman could be heard screaming, “That’s my son, that’s my son.”
“This was an emotional scene. The neighbors are concerned, as you can imagine with something like this going on,” Pittsburgh Police Department spokeswoman Alicia George said. “Around 6:15 this afternoon or this evening, police responded to a shooting here in the 600 block of Winfield Street. At that time, inside of a home, they observed a male deceased on the floor.”
There was no immediate identification of the victim from the Allegheny County Medical Examiner.