Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 1300 block of Montezuma Street around 9:10 p.m.
When Zone 5 officers arrived, they discovered a male in the street on the 1400 block of Olivant Street.
Medics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
The Mobile Crime Unit and VCU detectives arrived to process the scene.
There were no suspect descriptions or direction of flight.
The investigation is ongoing.