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A man suspected of shooting and killing his neighbor Friday in Kennedy Township was later found dead, police said.Watch the report from Kennedy Township: Click the video player above.Allegheny County police said 78-year-old Robert Dietrich was allegedly shot and killed by his next door neighbor, 58-year-old Charles Collins, Friday afternoon. Kennedy Township police Chief Anthony Bruni said officers were called to a home for a possible gunshot victim at 2:45 p.m. When arriving on scene, officers found Dietrich shot and killed outside of his home. When officers discovered there was a possible suspect, the county police were called along with SWAT and negotiators.Investigators identified Collins as the alleged shooter. Collins was found dead inside his home next door with a gunshot wound to the head. Allegheny County police believe Collins’ gunshot wound was self-inflicted. The incident brought a large police response to Jane Street. Sky 4 video showed a SWAT team and multiple police vehicles in the area. “Old Bob wouldn’t hurt a soul,” said neighbor Mike Ramusivich. “I mean this little old guy, him and his wife live down there with their dog, and wouldn’t hurt a soul.””(Collins was a) nice guy, talked to everybody. He was always outside taking care of his yard. If you needed a ride or you needed help with anything, he’d be your guy to go to. Don’t know what happened,” said neighbor Valerie Yurkovich. “I would not have expected that from him at all.”At this time, there is no immediate indication of a possible motive. Detectives believe there are no additional suspects. This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates. Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news.

A man suspected of shooting and killing his neighbor Friday in Kennedy Township was later found dead, police said.

Watch the report from Kennedy Township: Click the video player above.

Allegheny County police said 78-year-old Robert Dietrich was allegedly shot and killed by his next door neighbor, 58-year-old Charles Collins, Friday afternoon.

Kennedy Township police Chief Anthony Bruni said officers were called to a home for a possible gunshot victim at 2:45 p.m. When arriving on scene, officers found Dietrich shot and killed outside of his home. When officers discovered there was a possible suspect, the county police were called along with SWAT and negotiators.

Investigators identified Collins as the alleged shooter. Collins was found dead inside his home next door with a gunshot wound to the head. Allegheny County police believe Collins’ gunshot wound was self-inflicted.

The incident brought a large police response to Jane Street. Sky 4 video showed a SWAT team and multiple police vehicles in the area.

“Old Bob wouldn’t hurt a soul,” said neighbor Mike Ramusivich. “I mean this little old guy, him and his wife live down there with their dog, and wouldn’t hurt a soul.”

“(Collins was a) nice guy, talked to everybody. He was always outside taking care of his yard. If you needed a ride or you needed help with anything, he’d be your guy to go to. Don’t know what happened,” said neighbor Valerie Yurkovich. “I would not have expected that from him at all.”

At this time, there is no immediate indication of a possible motive. Detectives believe there are no additional suspects.

This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates. Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news.

Police: shooting victim, suspect both dead in Kennedy Township

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