For Immediate Release
|January 21, 2014||Jon Gallagher, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal (412) 644-6747|
|U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Captures Wilkinsburg Shooting Suspect|
PA - The U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force (WPAFTF)
arrested fugitive Leonard “Juice” Coker at approximately 12:30 pm this
afternoon at a residence in Penn Hills. Coker, age 22, was charged by the
Allegheny County Police on December 24, 2013 with Criminal Attempt -
Criminal Homicide, Carrying a Firearm without a License, Aggravated Assault
and Recklessly Endangering another Person. These charges arose out of an
incident occurring at a Wilkinsburg barber shop on October 31, 2013. Coker
is alleged to have entered the barber shop and shot the male victim multiple
times as he sat in a chair getting his hair cut.
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