Victim Slapped A Woman Before Being Shot Dead, Police Said. Teen Now Accused Of Murder

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Jun. 21 2022, Published 1:04 p.m. ET

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A Pennsylvania teenager was fatally shot and another was in custody accused of the man’s murder, authorities said.

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Around 1:35 p.m. on June 19, police in Braddock responded to reports of a shooting at a home and found Marvin Dewit Matthews Jr., 19, dead inside, WPXI reported.

Officers identified and arrested a second teenager, 19-year-old William Shelton, in connection to Matthews’ murder, according to the station.

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Shelton was charged with criminal homicide and booked into the Allegheny County Jail.

A witness said that she got into an argument with Matthews and he slapped her, according to CBS News. She went into a bedroom and Matthews followed.

That is when Shelton showed up and fired at least three times, according to CBS News.

Anyone with information about the deadly shooting is asked to call the Allegheny County Police tip line at (833) ALL-TIPS, and caller’s can remain anonymous.


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