Steel Valley High student’s death ruled a homicide |

Steel Valley High student’s death ruled a homicide

Natasha Lindstrom
Police investigate a shooting in Duquesne Heights on Feb. 4, 2019.

An 18-year-old Steel Valley High School student died after he was shot in the head in Duquesne Heights earlier this month, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday.

Aaron Wade, of Munhall, was found unresponsive in a front yard on Plymouth Street shortly before 3 a.m. Feb. 4, police said. He was found a few blocks from Whittier Elementary School.

The medical examiner ruled Wade’s death a homicide.

The official cause was a gunshot wound to the head.

As of Wednesday, no arrests had been madeand no further updates were available from investigators, Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Alicia George said.

No suspects have been identified.

Natasha Lindstrom is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Natasha at 412-380-8514, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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