Man dead after shooting in Larimer

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A man is dead following a shooting Thursday night in the city's Larimer neighborhood, police said.

The Allegheny County medical examiner's office identified the man this morning as Anthony Wilson, 24.

Police in the city's Zone 5 station responded to the 500 block of Lowell Street around 10:45 p.m. for reports of a male shot inside a house, according to a press release from Pittsburgh police Lt. Daniel Herrmann.

When they arrived, officers found Mr. Wilson lying at the bottom of the stairs with multiple gunshot wounds. He had been visiting the house and was standing inside when someone opened the front door and fired toward him, police said.

Police have not determined a motive or identified any suspects. Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information to call 911 or the homicide office at 412-323-7161.

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Molly Born: mborn@post-gazette.com or 412-263-1878. First Published August 15, 2013 11:30 PM


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