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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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