Man found shot to death inside Clairton home

Allegheny County police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Clairton. Officers and first responders converged on a home in the 900 block of Toman Avenue in the late morning Thursday. Detectives and crime scene investigators spent hours processing the scene where a 20-year-old man was found dead inside the home. He was declared dead at the scene.Neighbors were watching and waiting to learn more.”It turns out it was a homicide. So, I’m, you know, shocked,” said neighbor Tim Metzger. “I was surprised. I mean, I went grocery shopping, I usually come up the hill to put the groceries away because I put my car in the garage behind the house, and it’s blocked off. I didn’t know what happened. I came up here, and it’s like, all this.”It was after 11:20 a.m. Thursday morning when someone called 911, reporting the shooting here. Clairton police also called in for assistance from the Allegheny County police homicide unit. Standing vigil on the street for hours was a small gathering of people who appeared to be relatives or friends of the person killed. They declined to comment.If you have information about this case, detectives ask that you call the Allegheny County police tip line. The number is 1-833-ALL-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

Allegheny County police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Clairton.

Officers and first responders converged on a home in the 900 block of Toman Avenue in the late morning Thursday. Detectives and crime scene investigators spent hours processing the scene where a 20-year-old man was found dead inside the home. He was declared dead at the scene.

Neighbors were watching and waiting to learn more.

“It turns out it was a homicide. So, I’m, you know, shocked,” said neighbor Tim Metzger. “I was surprised. I mean, I went grocery shopping, I usually come up the hill to put the groceries away because I put my car in the garage behind the house, and it’s blocked off. I didn’t know what happened. I came up here, and it’s like, all this.”

It was after 11:20 a.m. Thursday morning when someone called 911, reporting the shooting here. Clairton police also called in for assistance from the Allegheny County police homicide unit.

Standing vigil on the street for hours was a small gathering of people who appeared to be relatives or friends of the person killed. They declined to comment.

If you have information about this case, detectives ask that you call the Allegheny County police tip line. The number is 1-833-ALL-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

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