By: KDKA-TV News Staff
NEW CASTLE (KDKA) – A man arrested for an armed robbery at a pharmacy in New Castle is now facing charges in a deadly shooting.READ MORE: Allegheny Co. Council To Vote On Paid Sick Leave Bill
New Castle Police say Jordan Perretti was arrested in 39-year-old Jason Miles’ death. Police say Miles was shot several times in an alleyway off Marshal Avenue earlier this month.
Through the investigation, detectives learned there was a connection between the homicide and a robbery at CVS a day earlier.READ MORE: 'Good Eat$ Downtown' Campaign Begins, Aimed At Bringing Business Back To Downtown Restaurants
Police say Perretti covered his face with a mask and gauze when he demanded drugs at the CVS Pharmacy on East Washington on Jan. 5.
The next day, police say Perretti confronted Miles near Marshall Avenue, then allegedly shot him multiple times.MORE NEWS: Man Linked To 3 Ohio Homicides Dies After Detroit Shooting
Perretti is now being charged with criminal homicide and firearms violations. He’s being held in the Lawerence County Jail without bond.