DUQUESNE (KDKA) — One person was killed in a shooting in Duquesne Wednesday evening.
Officers were called to a home on Karl Avenue around 7 p.m. for a report that someone had been shot inside the house.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Slowing Across The Nation As Pa. Sits Short Of 70% Goal
According to police, the home has been the scene of numerous crimes.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found an unconscious 45-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds at the back of the home.
The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies the victim as Ivan Walls of Philadelphia.
According to police, the victim arrived at the Karl Avenue home with another man. Shortly after they got to the house, shots were fired inside. The victim was struck multiple times before he ran out the back door.READ MORE: 'It Sounded Like A Train Accident:' Witnesses Recall Car Slamming Into Biomat USA Plasma Center
The second man was not been identified at this time. Investigators are looking for him, and want to know what his connection is to the victim.
“We don’t have a very detailed description of the second person who fled other than he was a black male with a similar age of the victim,” said Insp. Andrew Schurman. with the Allegheny County Homicide Department.
Police say the shooter and motive are not known at this time, but detectives have an idea of what may have happened.
The investigation is ongoing.
“The potential that this was some type of drug deal gone wrong maybe a robbery is one avenue we are exploring,” said Insp. Schurman.MORE NEWS: Three Killed, Several Injured After Car Slams Into Biomat USA Plasma Center On Western Avenue
Anyone who has information on this incident is asked to call Allegheny County Police at 1-833-255-8477.