Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Arrest Made in Beating, Home Invasion on North Side

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Arrest Made in Beating, Home Invasion on North Side

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Pittsburgh police Thursday announced the arrests of six men they said were connected to several crimes a day earlier on the North Side.

The incident that sparked police involvement occurred sometime before 10:45 a.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of East Ohio Street. Officers were dispatched for a reported home invasion. Two 26-year-old women in the residence told police that two men walked into the unit screaming and waving guns.

The men left without injuring the women or a 2-year-old boy in the unit, but police said they beat a 21-year-old man in the vicinity who was seen bleeding from the face and walking from East Ohio Street to Allegheny General Hospital, where he was in fair condition.

Police identified one of the assailants as Dominique Rucker, 25 and arrested him about 3:30 p.m. on Mt. Pleasant Road in Northview Heights. He was charged in the home invasion and beating, according to Emily Schaffer, a police spokeswoman.

Police then went to a home nearby on Hazlett Street where they believed Rucker had been earlier. …

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