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Howard Hawkins Apprehended in California for Strip District Homicide

Date: July 7, 2021
Incident Type: Homicide Arrest
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

The U.S. Marshals Service arrested Howard Hawkins on a homicide warrant for the shooting death of Ahmir Tuli in the 2700 block of Penn Avenue in the Strip District on February 21, 2021. 

Hawkins was apprehended in North Hollywood, CA on July 7.

Last month, Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit detectives arrested Chayla Robinson in connection with Tuli’s homicide. 

Robinson was charged with Hinder Apprehension or Prosecution.  

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Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-07-07
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov