By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WILKINSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – A man accused of shooting another man to death after an argument in Wilkinsburg early Thanksgiving morning has been arrested.

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George Booker, 52, was arrested during a traffic stop in Homewood on Thursday, police said.

(Photo: Allegheny County police)

Around 1 a.m. last Thursday, police were called to a home at the corner of North Avenue and Clair Way for reports of a shooting. Once they arrived, they found 58-year-old Rodney Thornton, who had been shot. He was taken to a hospital where he died.

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Detectives learned Thornton and Booker got into an argument before Booker allegedly fired shots, police said.

Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Brian Smithmyer

He’s facing charges of criminal homicide and firearms violations. He was taken to the Allegheny County Jail where he’ll be arraigned.

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