Man Arrested In Connection With Tarentum Shooting

WILKINSBURG (KDKA) – A Wilkinsburg man wanted for shooting another man in the head last week, has now been arrested.

According to police, Joseph Ntoko has been arraigned on charges of criminal attempt, aggravated assault, robbery and gun violations.

The shooting happened just before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Roup Avenue and Ormand Street. Investigators said neighbors reported hearing as many as four gunshots.

The 23-year-old victim was flown to the hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the victim and suspect may have been involved “in a possible drug transaction involving a large quantity of marijuana.”

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One Comment

  1. Monquina says:

    He ugly

  2. Stephen John Kovalchick says:

    I agree with you its crazy

  3. thoughts says:

    Thought of the day: That is what you get when the police use a person to snitch and catch a bigger criminal. Like the one who supplied the drugs and guns in the first place. Cut a deal with criminals to catch other criminals. what a system.

  4. Jim says:

    Seriously….that makes NO sense that there isn’t attempted murder charges.

  5. myspcgrrrl says:

    It’s because he’s a good boy just turning his life around and quite possibly an aspiring musician and loving father.

    his grandmamma did not-not raise him like that.

    1. Lou says:

      His grandmama been raisen savages who don’t play no music and don’t father no babies they just make em

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