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Police Arrest Homicide Suspect

Date: November 19, 2019
Incident Type: Homicide Arrest
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police detectives arrested a wanted homicide suspect today.

Shayla Johnson, 17, was wanted in connection with the death of Julian Carpenter. He was shot July 2 in Spring Hill and died on Nov. 4.

Johnson had previously been charged with criminal conspiracy in the case. She is now also charged with homicide.

Police arrested her today in Homewood. She is in the Allegheny County jail.

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Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri