HOMESTEAD, Pa. (KDKA) — A 65-year-old man is dead after being shot in Homestead Monday night.
Police first heard of the shooting around 11 p.m. in the 1100 block of West Street.READ MORE: Fall 2021 Back To School Mask Guide
When they arrived, they found that the victim, identified as Anthony Colizza, had been shot once. He later died in the hospital.
A neighbor says she heard a loud pop but wasn’t sure what to make of it and was too scared to check for herself.
“I stuck my head out and I saw the crime scene unit. And there was flashers there, flashers there and flashers there,” said Heidi Tate.READ MORE: Pa. State Senator Doug Mastriano Hopes To Issue Election Subpoenas Within 2 Weeks
She believes she heard the shots as they had happened.
“I had just gone to sleep, after a minute I heard a low pop, I didn’t know if it was a low caliber gun or a firework of some type,” said Tate.
Homicide detectives with Allegheny County Police are investigating.
“I’m laying there thinking I should look, but bullets come through walls too, so I just stayed laying on my bed and I didn’t react, which I do truly regret at this point in time,” said Tate.MORE NEWS: 2 North Side Restaurants To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination
If you have information about the shooting, you are asked to contact the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.