New Castle Police Department is in the early stages of an investigation of a Sunday night double homicide that occurred in the East Side of New Castle.
Officers were dispatched to 844 Franklin Ave. in reference to a 911 caller hearing a gunshot. Upon arrival, New Castle police found one deceased male on the second floor of the residence and another male who had sustained gunshot wounds.
The second victim was transported to UPMC Jameson where he later died.
If anyone has information about this incident, police urge them to call the department at 724-656-3586 or tips can be left on the tip line at http://www.newcastlepd.com.