Man killed after being shot in head in West Mifflin

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Allegheny County homicide detectives are investigating after a man was killed after being shot in West Mifflin on Wednesday morning.

The shooting happened in the 900 block of B Drive around 8:27 a.m.

When first responders arrived on scene, they found a man, later identified as 27-year-old Javelle Smith who was shot in the head. He was taken to UPMC Mercy in critical condition and later died, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Anyone with information is asked to call the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.