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Police Arrest, Charge Suspect for Homicide of Juvenile in Homewood

Date: July 6, 2022
Incident Type: Homicide Arrest
Location: Homewood

Police have arrested and charged 18-year-old Shaun Scott of Pittsburgh with the homicide of a juvenile male in Homewood on March 30, 2022 on N. Homewood Avenue.

The victim died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Scott faces multiple charges including Criminal Homicide, Possession of a Firearm by a Minor, and Carrying a Firearm without a License.

Scott is currently in the Allegheny County Jail.



Just after 6 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 responded to the 800 block of N. Homewood Avenue for a ShotSpotter alert for four rounds.

Officers on scene located a juvenile male with a gunshot wound to the head. They rendered aid to the victim until EMS arrived. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

He was later pronounced deceased in the hospital at 21:44 hours on March 30.

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating.

Police are asking anyone with information to call headquarters at (412) 323-7800.


Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller