June 19 Death in City Ruled Homicide

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Police News

The death of a man who was found on Fifth Avenue on the night of June 19 has been ruled a homicide.

Otherwise, few details are known about the death of Diaz R. Petty, 24, of McKeesport, who was discovered lying on the sidewalk in the 900 block at 11:11 p.m.

He died at a hospital a short time later of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office.

Allegheny County police said that there may have been an argument preceding the shooting.

Anyone who may have heard or saw anything is asked to call McKeesport Police at (412) 675-5015 or the Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit at (412) 473-1300. Callers can remain anonymous, a spokesman said.

Originally published July 05, 2017.

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