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2 Charged In Fatal Knoxville Shooting

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police have arrested two suspects in the shooting death of a Knoxville man.

Khamal Fooks, 18, and Rayshon Shields, 21, are charged with criminal homicide and robbery in the death of 54-year-old Roger Griffin.

The shooting happened around 4:30 a.m. Friday at a home on Zara Street.

Griffin was found on the kitchen floor with a gunshot wound to his upper body.

He was pronounced dead at UPMC Mercy Hospital.

According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, police say a witness reported that Griffin allegedly wanted to buy heroin but the suspects demanded money.

Griffin was wounded when he tried to get away from the home, the Post-Gazette reports.

Fooks and Shields are being held in jail.

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