For Immediate Release
|December 19, 2012||Supervisory Deputy Jon Gallagher (412) 454-3601|
|U.S. Marshals Arrest Shooting Suspect|
Wilkinsburg, PA –
United States Marshals Steve Frank announces the arrest of George JOHNSON, a
suspect in a shooting that occurred in the Garfield section of the City of
Pittsburgh on October 15, 2012. JOHNSON, age 25, was arrested by United
States Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force (WPAFTF) officers
accompanied by Wilkinsburg Police and Allegheny County Adult Probation
Officers at approximately 2:30 pm today at a residence in Wilkinsburg.
JOHNSON had been charged by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on October 18,
2012 with Criminal Attempt Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Recklessly
Endangering another Person and firearms offenses. JOHNSON is alleged to have
fired multiple shots at a male victim, striking him four times.
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