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SWISSVALE (KDKA) — An arrest warrant has been issued in the May homicide of a teen in Swissvale.
According to Allegheny County Police, on May 18, a 17-year-old male was shot multiple times in Collingswood Park in Swissvale. The victim was identified as Valon Davies. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A warrant has been issued for 19-year-old William H. Smoot after police determined he was responsible for the homicide.
Smoot is described as a black man who is about 5-feet 6-inches tall with a thin build. Police say he has ties to Swissvale.
The arrest warrant charges him with homicide, robbery, weapons violations and recklessly endangering another person.
Police says anyone who sees Smoot should call 911. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-800-255-8477). You can remain anonymous.