Pittsburgh Bureau of Police detectives are investigating after a body was located in woods near Brookline Park around 9 a.m.
A woman walking her dogs found the body and hailed Zone 6 officers who were on regular patrol in the park. The officers went into the woods behind the football/baseball field and located a deceased male with a gunshot wound to his head.
Violent Crimes Unit and Mobile Crime Unit detectives responded to the scene. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner also responded.
Police are investigating, but at this time the shooting appears to be self-inflicted.
The cause and manner of death will be determined by the ME Office.
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