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For Immediate Release

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May 21, 2013 Jon Gallagher, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal (412) 355-3237
U.S. Marshals Arrest Pittsburgh Homicide Suspect

WPAFTF LogoPittsburgh, PA - Pittsburgh homicide suspect Michael Lyons was apprehended at approximately 4:30 pm this afternoon by members of the United States Marshals Service Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force and Pittsburgh Police. Lyons, age 22, was charged by the Pittsburgh Police Department with Criminal Homicide and Carrying a Firearm without a License following an investigation into the shooting death of Steven Lee Jr. of McKees Rocks on March 30, 2013. Lee was shot multiple times after he was pulled from a party bus which was stopped at Chartiers Avenue and Universal Street in the Sheraden Section of Pittsburgh.

Lyons was arrested by U.S. Marshals Task Force officers without incident at a residence in the 7300 block of Susquehanna Street, Pittsburgh, and was turned over to Pittsburgh Police Homicide Detectives.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force is comprised of officers from the Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Allegheny County Sheriffs, and Westmoreland County. These agencies, along with the United States Attorney’s Office, are participating members of the U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force (WPAFTF).

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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