16-year-old arrested, charged in Braddock shooting that left 2 teens dead

ALLEGHENY COUNTY, Pa. — A 16-year-old was arrested on Wednesday in connection to a shooting in Braddock last month that left two teenagers dead.

Nazir Parker and Rimel Williamson, both 17, were killed in the shooting on Aug. 27.

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When officers arrived on scene, they found a third male who had been shot multiple times and took him to a hospital.

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Investigators have identified the third male as Jerell Rockymore, 16.

Rockymore is now charged in the shooting. Investigators used surveillance video and cellphone records to link Rockymore to the shootings, according to court documents.

Rockymore was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals in Pittsburgh. He is charged with criminal homicide, receiving stolen property and illegal possession of a firearm.

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