Police, family seek public’s help solving 2016 Homewood homicide
Pittsburgh police and the family of a Homewood man shot and killed three years ago are asking the public for help in solving his homicide.
Raekwon Epps, 20, was found shot multiple times in the 800 block of Brushton Avenue in Homewood, where police were called just after 4 a.m. on Aug. 13, 2016.
Epps had been sitting in a chair outside of a building.
Police said there were several witnesses.
Epps’ mother, Lisa Epps, is pleading with anyone who has information about her son’s death to come forward.
“Raekwon would want justice for his family members… for a stranger, or for a friend,” Lisa Epps said, according to police.
.@PghPolice detectives, and the family of Raekwon Epps, seek the public’s assistance in helping solve his homicide.
Epps, 20, was shot and killed in Homewood on August 13, 2016. Anyone with information is asked to call police at (412) 323-7800 or (412) 323-7161. pic.twitter.com/wpM7GOxJ1Q
— Pittsburgh Police (@PghPolice) October 9, 2019
His stepmother, Rosalind Williams, also said they want justice.
“If anyone knows anything about the death of Raekwon, please come forward,” she said, according to police. “Raekwon’s absence in our lives has really taken a toll on our family.”
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Pittsburgh police at 412-323-7800 or 412-323-7161.
Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter .