At approximately 11:30 p.m. yesterday evening, March 22, 2018, the Wilkinsburg Police and paramedics were dispatched to the 1100 block of Franklin Avenue in response to 9-1-1 calls about a shooting. There they found a 26-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local trauma hospital where he was listed in critical condition. Detectives from the Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene. While the motive for the shooting is not exceptionally clear, the possibility that a robbery proceeded the shooting is being examined. It was reported that the perpetrator was a black male wearing all black clothing and fled the area on foot. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477); callers can remain anonymous. The department can also be reached via its social media sites.