Public Safety Blotter Articles

Pittsburgh Police Make Arrests in the Zykier Young Homicide Investigation

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

Pittsburgh Police detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit  have arrested two suspects and issued a warrant for a third in the shooting death 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, Marvin Hill Jr., 41, of Pittsburgh, and Devon Thompson, 36, are each charged with Criminal Homicide, Criminal Attempt Homicide, and firearms offences.  

Crawford and Hill are already in custody at the Allegheny County Jail. An arrest warrant has been issued for Devon Thompson.  

In addition to homicide charges, Thompson faces a charge of Aggravated Assault. 

The investigation into this case is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call (412) 323-7161. 



Andre Crawford                  

Marvin Hill Jr.

Devon Thompson


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz