Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Man Sought on 10 Warrants Apprehended in Lincoln Place

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Man Sought on 10 Warrants Apprehended in Lincoln Place

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Holding an infant in his arms, a McKees Rocks man wanted on 10 warrants told sheriff's deputies to "shoot" him when they showed up Thursday at a Lincoln Place home to take him into custody.

The Allegheny County Sheriff's Office said Joshua Currington, 32, started running away from the deputies, and a stun gun had to be used on him before he was apprehended.

Deputies announced themselves about 12:30 p.m. at the residence in the 500 block of Delehanty Street, but Currington didn't respond, according to the office. Deputies then went into the home, where Currington appeared from a rear bedroom holding an infant, authorities said.

"He began acting erratic, stating that he wanted deputies to shoot him, while still holding" and shaking the infant and, at times, grabbing for his waistband, the sheriff's office said. …

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