Pittsburgh Police Make Arrest in June Shooting Murder Case

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PITTSBURGH, PA – Police in Pittsburgh have announced the arrest of a suspect wanted for the June shooting murder of a man on Chauncey Drive.

According to the Pittsburgh Police Department, officers have arrested Shaun Scott. Scott was wanted for shots fired into a vehicle in Lincoln Lemington, possessing a stolen firearm, and the June 24th murder of Maleek Thomas on Chauncey Drive. He is currently in the Allegheny County Jail.

On June 24th, just before 2:45 p.m., officers responded to ShotSpotter alerts for nine shots fired in the 2400 block of Chauncey Drive.

“Responding units located a male victim who was shot in the side. He was transported by medics to the hospital in critical condition where he was later pronounced deceased,” police said. “Two males were detained for questioning. Two firearms were recovered and three vehicles were struck by gunfire.”