Man arrested for hitting, killing woman with car, shooting man in bordering Pittsburgh neighborhoods

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police arrested a man who was wanted for an incident that left a woman dead and another person injured on the border of two Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

Pittsburgh Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert in January that led to finding a woman struck by a car and a man with a gunshot wound to the head.

The victims were found in the 300 block of Minton Street in Pittsburgh’s Sheraden neighborhood around 5:40 a.m.

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When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive woman, later identified as 34-year-old Ashley L Roberts by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Early into the investigation, police learned she was hit by a car.

The male victim, who hasn’t been identified, had a gunshot wound to the head. He said the shooting happened in Sheraden.

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Police told Channel 11 that 22 shell casings were found at the scene on Minton Street.

Pittsburgh police said they’ve arrested 27-year-old Alec Stefanovits on a warrant for criminal homicide in connection to this incident.

According to police, Stefanovits was in the Allegheny County Jail on unrelated charges. He’s now charged with criminal homicide.

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