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Pittsburgh Police Make Arrest in Shooting Death of Zykier Young

Date: September 4, 2020
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Police homicide detectives have made an arrest in the homicide of 1-year-old Zykier Young. Young was shot and killed as he slept in his bed in the 100 block of Rhine place on August 24.

Andre Crawford, 29, of McKeesport was arrested and charged with Criminal Homicide, Criminal Attempt Homicide, and Firearms Not to be Carried without a License.

Crawford is being held in Allegheny County Jail.

The investigation into this case continues.


Original incident details:

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz