One Killed, Two Hurt In Pittsburgh Shooting. Police Now Say They Arrested The Gunman.

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Source: MEGA; Pittsburgh police

Aug. 12 2022, Published 1:00 p.m. ET

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One person was killed in a July 4 weekend shooting, and two others were hurt. Now, Pittsburgh police said they have arrested a suspect.

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Around 12:40 a.m. on July 1, Pittsburgh police responded to a reported shooting on Johnston Avenue. When they arrived, police found two people with gunshot wounds.

One was taken to the hospital in critical condition, police said. A second victim was taken to the hospital by a private vehicle. Authorities would later learn that a third person went to the hospital hours after the shooting with a gunshot wound.

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One person died from their injuries, police said. The victim was identified as Darrian Davis.

A motive for the shooting has not been released.

Investigators identified a suspect, and weeks later they arrested Quentin Primus, 22. He was charged earlier this month with criminal homicide, aggravated assault and a host of other charges.

Primus was charged while he was in jail on unrelated charges, police said.


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