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Man arrested in Wilkinsburg Homicide

Police said argument led to deadly gunfire

A man was arrested after a deadly shooting in Wilkinsburg.

Allegheny County Police charged 32-year-old Dilon Bartifay with criminal homicide.


Police were called to Center Street around 10:30 P.M. Saturday.

Officers found a 46-year-old man with a gunshot wound.

He died at the hospital.

Officers said the victim and Bartifay got into an argument.

During the argument, Bartify allegedly shot the victim and then walked away.

The victim has not been identified.

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Shanika Hawkins, 39, of Wilkinsburg, is also known to frequent Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood, according to police.

Hawkins (pictured above) is described by police as African-American, 5 feet 9 inches tall and 200 pounds.

Anyone who sees the woman or has information on her whereabouts is asked to call Wilkinsburg police at 412-244-2913.