By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Koby Francis, the man accused of shooting a McKeesport Police officer and then running to West Virginia will face a judge for an extradition hearing.READ MORE: Pa. Game Commission Issues Executive Order To Protect Wild Rabbits, Hares From Disease
Police say Francis was under arrest when he shot officer Jerry Athans.
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Authorities believe Francis got a ride across state lines the day after the shooting.
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If granted extradition, Francis could return to the Pittsburgh area sometime this week.