The victim, a female, was pronounced dead at the scene.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – One person is dead after being found with a gunshot wound to the head in East Liberty.

Pittsburgh police say they responded to 911 calls for a person shot in the 5700 block of Rippey Street just after 11 a.m. Tuesday.

(Photo: KDKA Photojournalist Jeremy Stockdill)

When officers arrived, they were directed inside a home where they found a female who’d been shot in the head. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

Detectives arrived to process the evidence, and according to police, the shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

The medical examiner’s office identified the victim as 32-year-old Makeida Thompson.

There was no immediate information on suspects or arrests.

Stay up to date with the KDKA app, which you can download here.