Man Charged With Homicide In 17-Year-Old’s Shooting Death

MCKEES ROCKS (KDKA) — A teenager was shot in the head and died Tuesday night in McKees Rocks.

Jihad Cromer, 17, was shot once inside a unit at Uansa Village and died at the hospital.

On Thursday, police determined William Hoston, 19, was the person who fired the shot that killed Cromer.

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Hoston was arrested and charged with criminal homicide and weapons violations.

He has been taken to the Allegheny County Jail to await arraignment on those charges.


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