DUQUESNE (KDKA) – Police had set up checkpoints at the McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge on Sunday night as they continued their search for Koby Francis, the 22-year-old man accused of shooting a police officer outside of the McKeesport Police Department.

Police checked each car that crossed the bridge.

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Francis has an extensive criminal background.

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Most recently, a “protection from abuse” was filed against him just over a week ago on December 10.

According to the PFA, Francis is not allowed to see his young son or the woman who filed the order.

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The PFA also states that he is not allowed to have any weapons on him.

A final PFA hearing is currently scheduled for December 28.

A look through court records shows that Francis has been arrested by McKeesport Police a few times, once in 2017 and again in 2018.

Charges included possession of a prohibited firearm, conspiracy, robbery, receiving stolen property, and several drug-related charges.

Several of those charges were either withdrawn or reduced.

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