ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A man was found shot to death in the parking lot of the Pittsburgh Motel in Robinson Township.
Police from a number of agencies canvassing the Pittsburgh Motel on Route 60. Robinson Twp Chief says County Police have taken over this investigation and the road is closed. @KDKA pic.twitter.com/StgBPW44dWREAD MORE: Ohio Man Arrested In Florida, Accused Of Groping And Punching Flight Attendants
— Nicole Ford (@NicoleFordTV) June 26, 2020
Police from several law enforcement agencies canvassed the Pittsburgh Motel on Route 60, which had been shut down. The road was closed and traffic backed up on both sides.
Robinson Township Police say county police took over the investigation. The call came into 911 just before 11:30 a.m.
County homicide detectives say a 48-year-old was found shot dead in the parking lot. The man was identified as Christopher Langham.
Witness told KDKA’s Nicole Ford they heard up to four gunshots as two men came out of a motel room and one collapsed in the parking lot. One witness says the other man ran up Steubenville Pike away from the motel.READ MORE: Local Communities, Police Departments Celebrate National Night Out
On Friday night, police say Jaquay Murray was arrested and charged with criminal homicide and firearm violations.
UPDATE: County Police have arrested 25-year-old Jaquay Murray and charged him with criminal homicide and firearm violations. He is currently lodged in the Allegheny County Jail to await arraignment.
— Allegheny County PD (@AlleghenyCoPD) June 27, 2020
Police say the victim went to the hotel and into a room, where Murray pointed a gun at the victim and shot him as he tried to leave the room.MORE NEWS: PPG Paints Arena Recommending Masks Inside
Police say Murray tried to leave the scene but was later detained.