PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The man accused of shooting a U-Haul employee, stealing a truck, then leading police on a chase is now facing homicide charges.
Prosecutors upgraded charges against Braijon Burton to murder after Jacob Jaillet died.READ MORE: Antonio Brown Tells Former NFL Star There's 'Nothing Wrong' With His Mental Health
Police say Burton shot Jailet at the U-Haul on Washington Boulevard. He then allegedly stole a truck and led police on a chase. He’s also accused of firing a shot at another vehicle on Route 28. The vehicle was hit, but the driver wasn’t injured.
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The chase ended with a crash on Route 28. Burton was arrested near the 31st Street Bridge.
A police officer suffered a minor leg injury after he was struck by the truck Burton was driving.
Jaillet was taken to the hospital after the shooting and later died in the hospital.MORE NEWS: Workers Braving The Cold In Below-Freezing Temps
Burton already facing multiple charges, including criminal attempt homicide, multiple counts of aggravated assault and robbery of a motor vehicle.