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Gunshots lead to police pursuit through multiple communities

PITTSBURGH — One man was arrested and a second was able to get away from police Tuesday night after reports of a shooting led to a pursuit.

Investigators said a call came in about 8:30 p.m. for gunshots in the 300 block of West 15th Avenue in Homestead.

Arriving officers saw a white Nissan Rouge driving away.

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A short time later, police tried to stop the car, but said the driver, Jerome Felton, 18, kept driving and led officers on a pursuit through several neighborhoods.

Police said Felton stopped the car in Duquesne where he and another man got out of the car and ran  away.


Felton was arrested, but the other man got away, police said.

Investigators found a gun on Felton that was reported stolen last year.  The car Felton was driving had been reported stolen two hours earlier, police said.

Felton is facing several charges and is in the Allegheny County Jail.

If you have any information about the person who got away, you're asked to call Allegheny County police.