PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police have arrested a suspect in connection with last week’s fatal shooting in Spring Garden.
Using surveillance video and a statement from a witness, police identified 28-year-old Justin Parrotte as a suspect.READ MORE: Cold Temperatures Prove Perfect For Ligonier Ice Fest
He is accused of killing 40-year-old John Miller, whose body was found at the bottom of a set of city steps in the 1000 block of Vinial Street.
According to the medical examiner, Miller suffered gunshot wounds to the head, trunk and extremities.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures Rise Into The 20s, More Snow On The Way Sunday
Police were able to arrest Parrotte by setting up a fake heroin deal.
He is now facing several charges, including homicide, possession with intent to deliver and resisting arrest.MORE NEWS: Staying Prepared: With Frigid Temperatures And More Snow On The Way, Stores Stocked Up