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Police search for Swissvale shooting suspect

Marcel Thompson
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 2:01 a.m.
 

A McKeesport teenager is wanted in connection with a shooting in Swissvale.

Allegheny County Homicide Lt. Andrew Schurman said police are searching for Marcel Thompson, 19.

Thompson is a suspect in a shooting on Tuesday around 9:20 p.m. along the 2100 block of Noble Street. Swissvale police responded and found a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Schurman said the victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

County detectives identified Thompson as the shooter and an arrest warrant was issued. Charges are attempted homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and firearms violations.

Thompson is described as a black man 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 130 pounds and has a tattoo with the word “Regina” on the right side of his neck.

Anyone sighting Thompson should call 911.

Those with information about his whereabouts should contact the county police homicide unit at 412-473-1300.

Michael DiVittorio is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1965, or mdivittorio@tribweb.com.

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