Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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DA: Teen's killing appears to be case of self-defense

A 22-year-old man who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy outside Linton Middle School appears to have acted in self-defense, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. said Wednesday.

Mr. Zappala is still considering whether the man should face criminal charges, he said. The unidentified 22-year-old man from Plum shot and killed Deven Holloway on March 28.

Mr. Zappala said investigators are speculating that the pair met for some sort of drug deal, and said it's possible Deven tried to rob the 22-year-old, although he said he could not prove that theory.

Mr. Zappala did not say when the district attorney's office would make a final determination about the case.

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