Second arrest made in Sheraden shooting

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Pittsburgh police on Thursday have arrested a second man in connection with a shooting in Sheraden.

Charles Ellis, 22, of Sheraden, came to the Zone 6 police station in the West End Thursday afternoon and was arrested, bureau spokeswoman Diane Richard said in a news release.

Ellis, who is currently on parole, has been charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, conspiracy, recklessly endangering another person and a firearms violations.

His brother, Lenell Ptomey, 30, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the shooting near the intersection of Ashlyn and Bergman streets Tuesday night.

Pittsburgh police wrote in a criminal complaint that he and another man -- who turned out to be his brother -- conspired to shoot Thomas Romesburg, 27, about 11 times.

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