19-year-old arrested in connection with Nov. 13 homicide at Allegheny Commons

PITTSBURGH — James Washington, 19, of Pittsburgh, was arrested Monday morning in connection with a homicide on Nov. 13.

The Fugitive Task Force made the arrest.

Just after 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 13, officers responded to the 100 block of E. Commons in Allegheny Commons East for a ShotSpotter alert.

When they got there, responders found 20-year-old Nasir Stewart shot multiple times. Responders began first aid and CPR.

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Stewart was taken to a local hospital where he died from his wounds.

Homicide and Crime Scene Unit detectives processed evidence at the scene.

Washington is charged with criminal homicide and carrying a firearm without a license.

He’s currently housed in the Allegheny County jail.