Man killed in Wilkinsburg shooting

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A man was shot to death last night in Wilkinsburg.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office identified the victim as Anthony Dawson, 25, of Wilkinsburg.

Police said they were called to 1007 South Ave. about about 8:30 p.m. Inside an apartment, they found Mr. Dawson with a gunshot wound to his head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police, who said the shooting happened between 8:10 and 8:20 p.m., have not arrested anyone in the shooting, but they believe robbery was a motive.

Residents who may have seen any suspicious activity around the time of the shooting should call the Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit at 412-473-1300.

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