Suspect Arrested After New Castle Shooting

NEW CASTLE (KDKA) – One person was injured after being shot in the head in Lawrence County Monday morning.

According to police, the shooting happened on Halco Drive in New Castle.

The victim, 19-year-old Trevaugh Thompson, was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio after being shot in the head. There is no word on his condition.

The police chief credits the arrest of 19-year-old Tavin Wise to witnesses coming forward with information quickly.

Thompson was driving through the West Side Housing Project when Wise allegedly fired 13 to 15 shots at his vehicle.

Tavin has not been charged at this time, but police believe it may be a drug-related shooting.

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  • redrome100

    of course. what else?

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  • Kay

    That “monkey” was one of my good friends. He didn’t die to gang violence or any of that mess. He was a great guy and a great father and a great friend. and where it happened is a horrible area.. it could have happened to anyone? Just because hes “colored” doesn’t make him a bad person. Thats racist?! Its 2010 people get over it. alot of black people made a huge difference to this world. so before you want to go and racial profile someone because of color? think twice and realize someone just lost their son, father, friend, uncle, team mate? it hurts.

  • mariah

    Wow people are still pulling the race card?
    seriously grow up, tht mokey was my cousin and he has a 9mnth old son who will never c his dad!
    tht was very disrespectful

  • Carrie Boyer

    it very sad this baby will have to grow up with out a father i know how that is im 22 years old my dad was also shot and kill and us kids pay for it we new a fathers in our life so sorry to hear about this ur family is in my thoughts

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