Man dies following afternoon shooting on North Side |

Man dies following afternoon shooting on North Side

Jasmine Goldband | Trib Total Media
Pittsburgh police respond to a shooting at Manhattan Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Manchester on Friday, January 2, 2015.

A 19-year-old man was shot and killed on the North Side on Friday afternoon.

Davonte Stevenson, a resident of Perry North on the North Side, died at 3:36 p.m. at Allegheny General Hospital, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said. He is the city’s first homicide victim of the year.

Stevenson was walking on Manhattan Street near Pennsylvania Avenue about 2:43 p.m. when the driver of a white Cadillac pulled up near him and “shots rang out,” public safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said. Stevenson was shot at least once in the chest, she said.

“We have been able to find seven shell casings on the ground,” Toler said.

Anyone with information on the shooting should call 911 or 412-323-7161.

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