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UPDATE: Warrant Issued for Feb. 8 Homicide

Date: February 26, 2021
Incident Type: Fatal Shooting
Location: Zone 2

UPDATE (10:05 a.m., Feb. 26, 2021): An arrest warrant for Jason Brown, 24, of Garfield, was issued on Feb. 25.

Brown is charged in the homicide of Katara Bray on Feb. 8 on the 4400 block of Davison.

Brown is currently incarcerated in the Venango Co. Jail on unrelated charges. When he is extradited to Allegheny County he will be charged with Criminal Homicide and Carrying Firearms without a License.


ORIGINAL POST (Feb. 8, 2021): Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded to a reported vehicle that stuck a utility pole on the 4400 block of Davison Street around 9 p.m.

When first responders arrived, they observed an unconscious driver inside the vehicle.

Police determined the female victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head. Medics pronounced the victim on scene.

The Crime Scene Unit processed the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews