Warrant issued for ‘armed and dangerous' suspect in fatal 4th of July shooting



PITTSBURGH - Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with a homicide last month in Homewood.

According to Pittsburgh Police, officers were called to the 7700 block of Tioga Street around 3:15 p.m. July 4 for the report of a shooting.

Investigators said officers found 30-year-old Kaamil Arnold lying on the kitchen floor of his home with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso.

According to witnesses, the victim and friends were having a cookout celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. The victim was in the kitchen area preparing food when a man entered the backdoor, approached him, shot him and fled the scene.         

Homicide detectives have identified the suspect as Zachary Threats. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Threats, 36, is a dark-skinned black man standing about 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighing about 270 pounds. Police said he’s known to frequent Northview Heights and Sandusky Court, both of which are on the North Side. He has also been seen in the East End areas of the city and McKees Rocks.

Anyone with information on Threats’ whereabouts is asked to call 911. The Western Pennsylvania U.S. Marshall's Fugitive Task Force is offering a $1, 000 reward to the person responsible for his capture.

Authorities said Threats should be considered armed and dangerous.