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Man wanted for shooting, killing IUP student from Pittsburgh arrested in Altoona

ALTOONA, Pa. — The U.S. Marshals Service and the Altoona Police Department arrested a man wanted in connection with shooting and killing an IUP student last fall.

Police said they found out Terrion Gates was in the Altoona area and he was taken into custody Friday without incident.

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Gates was wanted for shooting and killing 20-year-old Jayden Wright of Pittsburgh in the parking lot of the Carriage House Apartments on Oakland Avenue in October. Wright was taken to the Indiana Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Gates was one of four suspects police were searching for in connection with the murder. He was extradited to Indiana County for arraignment.

* IN CUSTODY * The U.S. Marshals Service received information that homicide suspect, TERRION GATES was in the Altoona...

Posted by Altoona Police Department - Altoona, PA on Friday, March 5, 2021
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