Man arrested in New Year's Eve shooting in McKeesport

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The suspect in a New Year's Eve shooting in McKeesport that wounded four people was arrested Thursday, according to the U.S. marshals fugitive task force of Western Pennsylvania.

Julian L. Sims, 20, is charged with attempted criminal homicide, four counts of aggravated assault, four counts of reckless endangerment and firearms violations. He was arrested around 4:30 p.m. in Braddock, police said.

At about 3:10 a.m. on Jan. 1, McKeesport police were called to the 1500 block of Versailles Avenue.

Sgt. Scott Scherer, of the Allegheny County police homicide unit, said the homeowner saw three men he did not recognize in his home as the New Year's party was ending. When he asked them to leave, one pulled a gun and fired shots, police said.

One man was shot in the abdomen, and two men and a woman suffered minor injuries to their lower extremities, police said. The homeowner was not among those shot.



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