John Lebar, 70, was found dead in a walkway adjacent to his house Tuesday evening in Allentown, according to police.
An autopsy was performed today and the coroner has ruled the cause of death a homicide by blunt force head trauma.
The Allentown Police Department and the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office is investigating this incident.
A Philadelphia Police Officer has been placed on administrative duty after he drew a pistol and shot a man on the 6400 block of Oakley St. It happened just before noon on Saturday.