Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

EAST/COUNTY [Derived Headline]

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Man, 22, arrested in Braddock shooting

Police said they have a suspect in custody in the shooting of a 19-year-old man in Braddock early Tuesday.

Allegheny County Police said Dion Parker, 22, a homeless man from the Braddock area, was arrested Tuesday without incident at a Carrick residence. He faces aggravated assault charges and weapons violations in connection with the shooting, which was reported at 4:17 a.m. in the 400 block of Verona Street.

Police and paramedics responding to the scene found a 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound inside a house. He was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital in stable condition. His identity has not been released.

Braddock Mayor John Fetterman told Pittsburgh Post-Gazette news partner KDKA-TV that the shooting stemmed from an argument. …

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