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Police Arrest, Charge One for February Shooting on North Side

Date: April 6, 2023
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Pittsburgh

On April 5, the U.S. Marshall's Western Pa. Fugitive Task Force and Pittsburgh Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested 46-year-old Jermaine Colwell in the 1000 block of Sheffield St. on the Northside.

Colwell was wanted  for a shooting in the 900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue on February 28. 

He is charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Persons Not to Possess a Firearm and Carrying a Firearm Without a License.

He is currently in the Allegheny County Jail. 



Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller