Pittsburgh Public Safety director Wendell Hissrich says a third person who was with the victim and the suspect went to a neighboring police department to let them know something was happening in the home.
When Pittsburgh police arrived, they made contact with the suspect but when he would not come out, the SWAT team was brought in and gas canisters were used.
Police later determined the suspect, identified only as a man, was dead inside the duplex, as well as the victim.
The identities of the victim and the suspect have not been released.
According to police, Jerome Garrett is in custody. He is facing robbery charges and other offenses.An arrest warrant has been issued for a second suspect identified as Tywone McClain. He is also facing robbery charges and is known to frequent the New Kensington area.
Police say he is also known to carry firearms.
Investigators say four individuals walked into the Sheetz around 6:15 p.m. Thursday. Two of them — McClain and Garret — allegedly went up to the counter.
McClain allegedly told the clerk, “I need you to do me a favor. I need all the 20s and 10s” and “I’m loaded and I’ll hurt you if I have to.”
They were seen with two other males who police say have been identified, but are not being charged at this time.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man was shot multiple times outside of a nightclub in Pittsburgh’s North Side neighborhood overnight, according to Pittsburgh Police.
The man is reportedly in stable condition after being taken to a local hospital.
Police initially were responding to calls about gunfire and a stabbing near the 2600 block of Perrysville Avenue around 1 a.m. No one was stabbed.
The victim told police that a stranger fired rounds at him and fled in an unknown vehicle.
Police are investigating.
Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter notification of gunfire, followed by 911 calls of a stabbing, on the 2600 block of Perrysville Avenue around 1 a.m.
Officers from Zone 1 arrived on scene and found a male victim who had been shot, not stabbed, multiple times near a nightclub. The victim stated that an unknown male actor fired on him, then left in a vehicle.
Medics transported the male to a local hospital in stable condition. Police are investigating.
CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C. (WCTI) – A family of five was killed last week in a murder-suicide in Vanceboro, according to the Craven County Sheriff’s Office. Monday morning, Sheriff Hughes offered new details. In a press conference Monday, Craven County Sheriff Hughes released more information about the death investigation into the Ireland family. (Tyler Hardin, NewsChannel 12)
ATLANTA – A Delta Air Lines employee was shot and killed late Sunday night in a parking lot near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, officials said.
College Park police said that 30-year-old Alexis Reed was found unresponsive in the Delta Employee Parking lot on the 3900 block of Northwest Drive. According to police, Reed had been shot multiple times.
Medics rushed Reed to a nearby hospital, where she died.
(CNN)A former Illinois State trooper was killed and two others were injured when a woman opened fire in a cigar lounge before taking her own life, police say.The Friday night shooting, which was captured on surveillance footage, appeared to show several people watching television in a media room when the woman sitting behind the victims stands up “without apparent provocation,” the Lisle Police Department said in a news release.The woman draws a handgun, shoots one victim in the head and then fires several rounds at the other two victims, the department said, before turning the gun on herself.One of the victims, 51-year-old retired Illinois State Police Trooper Gregory Rieves succumbed to his injuries in a nearby hospital, Illinois State Police said.
D.C. Police and Metro Transit Police are looking for a man and a woman in their 20s after a person was fatally stabbed at the Union Station Metro.
Police responded to a stabbing before 9 a.m. Sunday, less than an hour after Metro opened for the day. D.C. Fire confirmed the victim was declared dead at the scene.
Officers say they are looking for two suspects: A black woman wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans and a clean-shaven white man wearing a denim bandana, a dark jacket and carrying a black bag with white stripes. It’s unclear how the suspects left the scene.
Red Line trains are bypassing the station as police investigate, Metro says. Entrances to the Metro station are closed. Shuttle buses have been requested.
GREENSBURG (KDKA) — Greensburg Police have issued an arrest warrant for Jonathan Kostial in connection to a robbery.
According to the police, Kostial is being charged with robbery and other offensives after they say he and another man robbed a victim and then pushed them out of a motor vehicle.
Police are also trying to locate the second man involved in the robbery who is described as a tall, thin, white male with balding hair, a goatee, and a sleeve tattoo on his right arm.
They believe the man’s name is “Nick” and he is believed to be from the Latrobe area and driving a white Dodge Durango.
Anyone with information regarding the second suspect’s whereabouts is asked to call City of Greensburg Police at 724-834-3800.
PITTSBURGH — A woman was taken to a hospital last week after being stabbed in the face by another woman during a fight over shrimp, police said.
It happened Jan. 15 at a home on Cedar Avenue on the North Side when the women got into an argument over a bag of shrimp.
One woman hit the other with a stick. The second woman then grabbed a pair of scissors and stabbed the first woman in the face, police said.