Allegheny County Police Investigating Penn Hills Homicide

Municipality of Penn Hills, Allegheny County – Around 1:02 a.m. today, a Penn Hills police officer who happened to be near Alcoma Drive heard multiple gunshots.

Around the same time, a resident of Alcoma Drive called 9-1-1 reporting multiple gunshots. Penn Hills police responded to Alcoma Drive and discovered a 21-year-old male victim inside his vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives from the Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene and initiated an investigation. The victim was from Penn Hills; however, he did not live on Alcoma Drive. At this time the motive is not clear.

Anyone who saw or heard anything surrounding the shooting is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477); callers can remain anonymous. You can also reach the County Police through its social media sites.