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Police Arrest, Charge One Person for December Fatal Shooting

Date: January 24, 2023
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Pittsburgh

Together with the U.S. Marshals Western PA Fugitive Task Force, Pittsburgh SWAT and Pittsburgh Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested a man wanted for a homicide in Zone 1 in December. 

Police arrested 42-year-old Ambrose J. Sample Jr in the 200 block of Dinwiddie Street at approximately 2:00 p.m. 

Sample is charged in the homicide that occurred at a business in the 3200 block of Brighton Road on December 26, 2022. 

He is charged with Criminal Homicide, Persons Not to Possess a Firearm and Carrying a Firearm without a License. 

He is currently in the ACJ. 


Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller