Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Wilkinsburg Man, 27, Is Charged in Homewood Nightclub Shooting

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Wilkinsburg Man, 27, Is Charged in Homewood Nightclub Shooting

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A Wilkinsburg man has been arrested in connection with a shooting early Monday at The Galaxy nightclub in Homewood.

Pittsburgh police said Anthony L. Williams, 27, likely will face charges of aggravated assault and other offenses.

Police responded to the Kelly Street bar shortly before 1 a.m. Monday for reports of shots fired. A security guard at the bar had used a Taser on Mr. Williams, prompting him to drop a .22-caliber pistol before he fled, police said.

Officers en route were given a description of the suspect and saw Mr. Williams at the corner of Kelly Street and Zenith Way, where police said he fought with an officer while trying to leave in a vehicle. Mr. Williams then ran off and another officer Tasered Mr. Williams and placed him under arrest, police said. …

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