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Wilmerding man charged in connection with shooting at his home

Michael DiVittorio
Submitted by Allegheny County Police.
Darrell Pettis

Allegheny County Police have charged a Wilmerding man in connection with a shooting at his home that left another man injured Friday morning.

Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Watkins Avenue shortly before 9 a.m. for a 28-year-old man shot on the front porch of a residence.

Police allege Darrell Pettis, 37, pulled the trigger during a fight.

The victim was shot in the upper right leg and right arm and taken by ambulance to Forbes Hospital for treatment.

Pettis is charged with illegally having a gun and tampering with evidence.

Police said several guns were recovered at the scene, and more charges may be forthcoming.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the county police tip line at 833-255-8477. Callers can remain anonymous.

Michael DiVittorio is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at 412-871-2367, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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