Louis Vignone Obituary – Death : We are deeply saddened to learn that 58-year-old Louis Vignone of Moon Township was shot dead. Officials say he was shot multiple times, including in the head. He passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on October 7, 2021. It was reported that he died leaving families, friends and loved ones in great grief and fear.
He was a perfect example of what it means to be a wonderful person. He had a calming presence and was extremely kind, he touched the hearts of so many, and was an inspiration to everyone who knew him.
Causes of Louis Vignone’s Death…
At the moment, no information has been received from the family as they are observing their difficult times. The circumstances surrounding the actual cause of death had not been made public as at the time of writing this report. Investigation is still on-going to know the actual cause of death.
The shooting happened on Columbia Avenue near the intersection with Suburban Avenue just after 10 a.m.
After the shooting, police say the suspect, identified as Eric M. Kortz, parked his van in the Carnegie Police Department’s parking lot and walked into the station.
No police were there at the time because they were all responding to the scene. The shooter allegedly told the department secretary he wanted to turn himself in. She asked him to wait until an officer got there.
According to court paperwork, Kortz told police that he shot Vignone because he thought the mail carrier and his family poisoned him and his family with cyanide when the two were neighbors.