U.S. Marshals assist in locating fugitive wanted for Verona shooting

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VERONA, PA – A man wanted for a shooting two weeks ago in Veronia has been arrested with the assistance of U.S. Marshals.

According to police, Shuron Porter, 43, of Penn Hills shot a man in the abdomen during a fight in the 800 block of Allegheny River Boulevard ata round 10:54 pm on November 10th.

“First responders were nearby and heard a gunshot while approaching the scene. They found one adult male suffering from a grazing gunshot wound to the abdomen. A suspect vehicle fled the scene at a high rate of speed after Verona Police attempted to stop it,” the Allegheny Police Department said.

After the shooting, another 911 caller reported a motor vehicle crash in the 1800 block of Hunter Drive in nearby Penn Hills.

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Police said the victim in the shooting incident was transported to a local hospital in stable condition and is recovering.

Porter was arrested on Monday in Tarentum. He was found to be in possession of a pistol and a shotgun. Police also found narcotics in his possession. He is awaiting arrainment for the Veronia shooting.