Mt. Lebanon man shot; police arrest one and seek two other suspects

Published Dec 17, 2013 at 9:06 am (Updated Dec 17, 2013 at 9:06 am)

Mt. Lebanon police arrested one man and are searching for two others following a shooting at 11:26 p.m. Dec. 12 in an apartment building at 1426 McFarland Road.

Jason Collins, 29, was shot in the stomach in the hallway of the building following a confrontation that police said began in the apartment and spilled into the hallway. He was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital for treatment, police said.

At about 9 a.m. Dec. 13, an arrest warrant was obtained for one of the three suspects, Juawane Tyree Dennison, 22, of 2025 Arlington Ave., Pittsburgh, said Mt. Lebanon Police Lt. Aaron Lauth.

Dennison was taken into custody at a house in the Arlington section of Pittsburgh, with the assistance of City of Pittsburgh police. He was charged with criminal attempt homicide, criminal conspiracy to commit robbery, aggravated assault, robbery and burglary. He was arraigned before District Judge Blaise Larotonda later Dec. 13.

Police are searching for another suspect described as a shorter, dark-skinned black male in his early 20s who has a full goatee, Lauth said. At the time of the shooting, the man was wearing a dark-colored jacket with a hood and a skull cap.

The third suspect is a light-skinned black male in his early 20s with a thin mustache, Lauth said. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded coat and a “49ers” red and white knit hat.

Anyone with information about the suspects or the shooting is asked to call 911 and ask to speak to a Mt. Lebanon police officer.

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