Mt. Lebanon detectives arrest second suspect in shooting

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Mt. Lebanon police have arrested a second suspect in a shooting Dec. 12 on McFarland Road.

Detectives said they arrested Parris James Evans, 19, of East Hills, Thursday in Pittsburgh after obtaining a warrant for him. He is the second person charged in the shooting.

He is charged with the attempted homicide, carrying a firearm without a license, conspiracy to commit robbery, aggravated assault, robber, burglary and possessing instruments of crime. He was being held in the Allegheny County Jail.

Mt. Lebanon police said they are seeking a third suspect in the shooting, a man who may go by the street name "Chubbs" and is often seen in Wilkinsburg.

Previously arrested was Juawane Tyree Dennison, 22, of Arlington Avenue in Pittsburgh. He was charged with attempted homicide, conspiracy to commit robbery, aggravated assault, robbery and burglary.

Police said at the time of the shooting that a man identified as Jason Collins, 29, had invited three men into his apartment on McFarland Road to smoke marijuana, and an argument broke out.

Mr. Collins was shot; police said they believe the three men planned to rob him.

Mr. Collins was treated at UPMC Mercy, and police said he was expected to make a full recovery


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