Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert and 9-1-1 calls for a male shot on the 2700 block of Penn Avenue around 9:10 p.m.
When Zone 2 officers arrived, they discovered a male with a gunshot wound to the head. Officers rendered aid until medics arrived.
Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.
The investigation is ongoing.
UPDATE (Feb. 22 9:30 a.m.) The victim was pronounced deceased after arriving at the hospital. An arrest warrant has been issued, and police are in consultation with the District Attorneys Office on charges.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
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