Homeless man found dead after shooting

A homeless man was reportedly discovered dead in Coatesville Friday morning after police received a call of shots fired in the area.

Officers found the man just after 6 a.m. near the 600 block of Diamond Street, where the victim was found in the backyard of a residence, Coatesville Police told Philly.com.

The victim, whose name was not immediately released pending the notification of his family, was reportedly a homeless man from Pottstown.

Anyone with information about the circumstances of the death are asked to call police.

You can leave an anonymous tip with the department’s recorded tip line at 610-380-1830.

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