Police make arrest in downtown shooting


Photo Credit: (Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety)

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police have arrested a suspect wanted for a shooting earlier this month.

Roy Johnson, 23, was arrested overnight Jan. 17 and charged with aggravated assault, attempted homicide and reckless endangerment of another person.

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These charges were in relation to calls of a male gunshot victim on the 900 block of Liberty Avenue around 2:15 a.m. on Jan. 7.

Officers found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Pittsburgh Police would like to thank the public and media for help in the case, as security images released on Jan. 16 resulted in key information being relayed to detectives.