SWISSVALE (KDKA) – One person is dead following a shooting in Swissvale early Sunday morning.
Officials from the Allegheny County Police Department say that Swissvale Police and paramedics responded to the 2200-block of Woodstock Avenue at approximately 1:30 a.m.
Authorities discovered a 22-year-old male suffering from several gunshot wounds.
Police identified the victim as Aris Payto Barclay Vann of Wilkinsburg. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
“The victim was found in front of a residence,” said Allegheny County Police Insp. Andrew Schurman. “We believe he was going to visit some friends there and may have encountered someone who tried to rob him, possibly.”
The Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate and are looking for a man seen in the area during the time of the shooting.
“Through the course of our investigation, we’ve determined that there was a black male with dreadlocks. He’s described as tall and thin, who was seen in that area just prior to the shooting,” said Insp. Schurman.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477).