Public Safety Blotter Articles

CORRECTION: Police Arrest Two Men for the 2022 Homicides of a Mother and Child in Lincoln-Lemington

Date: October 6, 2023
Incident Type: Arrests
Location:
Summary:

CORRECTION - Both of the individuals arrested in this incident were previously listed as 19 years of age.
Marquise Givner is 21 years old.

Tarrell Jennings is 19.
We apologize for the error.
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The Pittsburgh Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit and Violent Crime Unit detectives, the U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force, and Allegheny County Police have made two arrests in the December 1, 2022 murders of a mother and child.

21-year-old Temani Lewis and her 4-year-old daughter Kaari Thompson were shot in the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue. They died later in the hospital.

On the morning of October 6, 2023, police arrested Marquise Givner and Tarrell Jennings, both 19, without incident.

Marquise Givner is charged with two counts of Criminal Homicide, one count of Criminal Attempt, Criminal Conspiracy, Aggravated Assault, and Carrying a Firearm Without a License.

Tarrell Jennings is charged with two counts of Criminal Homicide, one count of Criminal Attempt, Criminal Conspiracy and Aggravated Assault.

Original incident details:

https://pittsburghpa.gov/publicsafety/blotterview/2083


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2023-10-06
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov