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Pittsburgh Police Make Arrest Stemming from May Shooting Incident that Injured Three

Date: August 5, 2022
Incident Type: Arrest

The Pittsburgh Police Felony Apprehension Unit arrested Shawn Johnson, Jr., 23, on a firearms violation warrant for a shooting that occurred on May 22, 2022 on the South Side of Pittsburgh.

Three individuals, including Johnson Jr., were shot during this incident.

Johnson Jr. is being charged with Person Not To Possess a Firearm and Carrying a Firearm Without a License.

Original incident:


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz