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US Marshals and Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Make an Arrest For A June 2020 Homicide

Date: February 9, 2021
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Zone 1

The US Marshals and Pittsburgh Bureau of Police located and arrested, Darnell McFadden for the June 14, 2020 homicide of Demetrius Herring on the 1200 block of Woods Run Avenue.

McFadden, 24, of the North Side is charged with Criminal Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Drug and Firearm charges.


Incident Background:

Pittsburgh Police responded to multiple Shotspotter alerts for the 1200 block of Woods Run Avenue around 1:45 a.m.

Responding Zone 1 officers and EMS were directed to a male with a gunshot wound to the chest. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

The victim was pronounced deceased after arriving at the hospital.

Officers were notified of a second gunshot wound victim who arrived at a nearby hospital by private vehicle. The male victim was last listed in critical condition.

Police are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews