Homicide investigation underway after man found with apparent gunshot wound in Pittsburgh home

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police are investigating after a man was found dead in his Lincoln-Lemington home from a gunshot wound.

Just after 9 a.m. on Saturday, officers arrived at a residence in the 1500 block of Westmoreland Avenue for an unknown trouble call, according to Pittsburgh Public Safety.

They were met by two juvenile girls who said their father was upstairs bleeding and that he was not moving. Officers found a man sitting on the floor in the kitchen with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified the man as James Davenport, 49.

The investigation is ongoing.

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