MASONTOWN, Pa. (KDKA) – A man accused of fatally shooting another man in Masontown has been found not guilty.
Christopher Shellhammer turned himself into police shortly after the shooting in January of 2018.READ MORE: Numerous Road Closures In Place As Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Returns To Schenley Park
Shellhammer allegedly admitted to killing Mike Henrick at a home on Peach Street in Masontown.READ MORE: Victim In Last Night's Deadly Shooting Near Quarry Field In Pittsburgh's South Side Slopes Identified
Police say Shellhammer walked from the murder scene straight to the Masontown Police station and admitted to the killing. Investigators say he only told them he was set up.
Shellhammer said someone attacked him and he acted in self-defense.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Chances For Rain And Storms Return This Weekend
The district attorney’s office report says Shellhammer was found not guilty of murder.