By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man has been arrested in the death of a teen who was shot and killed outside of his mother’s bar in the Strip District earlier this year.READ MORE: Giant Eagle To Reinstitute Mask Requirements For Employees, Will Request Customers To Wear Masks Inside Stores
Ahmir Tuli was killed in February outside Preeti’s Pitt on Penn Avenue. Hawkins was charged in Tuli’s death and police say he was arrested in North Hollywood, California on Wednesday.READ MORE: Groundbreaking Set For Housing Complex At Site Of Former Garfield Synagogue
Police say Hawkins was kicked out of Preeti’s Pitt after getting into an argument with another man. Law enforcement said Hawkins returned later and shot Tuli in the head.
Tuli graduated from North Hills High School last spring.MORE NEWS: Rite Aid To Open Location At South Side Works In 2022
Hawkins, who also goes by Mark McClendon, is facing multiple charges, including homicide. Chayla Robinson was also charged with hindering apprehension or prosecution in Tuli’s death.