Man arrested after deadly double shooting on Pittsburgh’s North Side

Man arrested after deadly double shooting on Pittsburgh’s North Side
1 person was killed and a second injured after a shooting on Pittsburgh's North Side on Dec. 18, 2019. (Tony Ruffolo/WPXI / Tony Ruffolo)

PITTSBURGH — A man wanted for a deadly double shooting that occurred during a blinding snow squall earlier this month was arrested at his mother’s house in Pitcairn, police said.

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Investigators said Maurice Demond King, 26, of Turtle Creek, was arrested on Dec. 26. He was charged with homicide, aggravated assault, carrying a firearm without a license, tampering with evidence and other charges in connection with the double shooting on Dec. 18.

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King allegedlt shot Cedric Mack, 41, in the head while in a car at the intersection of Norwood Avenue and Kennedy Avenue. Mack died, and a woman in the car was also shot in the arm. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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