Update: According to Lyle Cook, the Erie County Coroner, the victim of this shooting is a 28-year-old male named Levonte Ford from Erie. Cook has ruled this a homicide.
One man is dead following an overnight shooting on Erie’s westside.
According to Erie Police, the calls for this shooting came in around 4 a.m. on December 26th.
The shooting was reported on the 1900 block of West 8th Street.
Once police arrived on scene, they found Ford had been shot in the head.
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Ford was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:14 a.m.
According to Erie Police Chief Dan Spizarny, detectives believe Ford could have been working as a doorman at the party. No suspects are currently in custody following this shooting.
Detectives are now working on locating surveillance video that would help the investigation.