For Immediate Release
|March 28, 2013||Jon Gallagher, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal (412) 728-6441|
|U.S. Marshals Arrest McKeesport Homicide Suspect|
Pittsburgh, PA - McKeesport Homicide
suspect Mark Leonard was apprehended hiding in the basement of a residence
in the 1200 block of Morrow Street, Wilkinsburg, PA, at approximately 9:40
am this morning. He was found trying to secrete himself above furnace duct
work to evade capture when U.S. Marshals discovered him and affected his
arrest with assistance from officers from the Wilkinsburg Police Department.
Leonard, age 32, was charged by the Allegheny County Police with Criminal
Homicide and Firearms offenses for his alleged involvement in the January
11, 2013 shooting death of Jayemond Bailey inside the Street Stars Bar in
McKeesport. Approximately 20 other patrons were inside the bar at the time
of the shooting. Allegheny County Police secured a warrant for Leonard on
January 16, 2013 following their investigation.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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