WILKINSBURG, Pa. - Police are investigating after a man's body was found outside of a home in Wilkinsburg on Sunday morning.
Wilkinsburg police discovered the body of a 30-year-old man behind a tall row of hedges and shrubs in the 1700 block of Montier Street around 11:05 a.m.
According to officers, the shurbs created a visual barricade which blocked the body from the street and sidewalk. The house was unoccupied and the victim was discovered when the owner showed up to work on the home.
Allegheny County police said around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night there had been a call to 911 about gunshots being fired in the 1500 block of Laketon Road, one block from where the victim was found. Wilkinsburg police checked the area but didn't find anything.
An autopsy found he died from a gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide.
The victim's name has not yet been released.
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