Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to a 9-1-1 call for a shot fired in the 200 block of Taft Avenue just before 11:45 a.m.
When responding officers arrived on scene they found a male victim on the street with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition where he was later pronounced deceased.
Major Crimes detectives and the Crime Scene Unit processed the scene.
The investigation continues.
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.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.