• Man dies after being shot through door in Rankin

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    RANKIN, Pa. - A man died after a shooting in Rankin, and police believe he was shot while answering the door.

    Police were called shortly before 7 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of Fifth Avenue in response to a 911 call about the man shot.

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    When emergency responders arrived, they found the 58-year-old man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office identified the man Tuesday as Wilbert  Barber.

    At this point, police believe the victim was shot through his door after responding to a knock. The motive is not clear.


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