| News

Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Woman shot, killed in bar parking lot in New Brighton

Daily Photo Galleries

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:09 p.m.

A West Virginia woman was shot and killed Thursday night in the parking lot of a bar in Beaver County.

The shooting occurred shortly before 10 p.m. in the parking lot at Jimmy K's Bar along 11th Avenue in New Brighton, county emergency dispatchers said.

WPXI reported that Christina George, who was wed just hours before the shooting, is facing criminal homicide and aggravated assault charges.

Investigators identified the victim as 21-year-old Katelyn Francis, of Fairview, W.Va.

Witnesses told WPXI that an argument about who was driving may have sparked the violence.



Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Starkey: Stupid Steelers
  2. Steelers running backs Bell, Blount will face drug charges
  3. It’s only exhibition, but these Steelers could solidify roster spots vs. Eagles
  4. Pitt sophomore Coles leaves football team
  5. 2 dead in New Kensington shooting; woman says male victim her son
  6. Braves’ error, Sanchez’s sacrifice fly in 9th help Pirates snap long skid
  7. Man admits preying on Lower Burrell neighbor, taking more than $100K in money, goods
  8. UPMC earnings turn positive, but pressures mount
  9. GOP: Wolf ‘Fresh Start’ campaign violates Pennsylvania law
  10. $4M floor project at Pittsburgh International Airport to replace drab gray, clickety-clack tile
  11. Commitment by Steelers’ Gilbert pays off
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.