Third suspect arrested in connection with local 1-year-old’s deadly shooting

Third suspect arrested in connection with shooting death of 1-year-old Pittsburgh boy

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police have arrested a third man in connection with the deadly shooting of 1-year-old Zykier Young.

Devon Thompson turned himself in to police and is facing several charges, including criminal homicide, more than a week after the other two suspects involved -- Andre Crawford and Marvin Hill -- were arrested.

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Young was shot in his bed by a bullet that entered his home on Rhine Place when there was a shootout with multiple people outside on Aug. 24. The bullet that killed Young went through a window and two walls before hitting the boy.

Police officers rushed Young to the hospital. According to public safety officials, a police sergeant was driving while two officers held the baby in the back seat and worked to control the bleeding.

Young was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police have not said which of the three men charged fired the fatal shot.

Loved ones gather in Pittsburgh to remember 1-year-old Zykier Young