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Wilkinsburg teen charged in fatal shooting of Homewood man

Megan Guza
| Monday, April 18, 2016, 2:06 p.m.

County police on Monday arrested a Wilkinsburg teenager for the fatal shooting of a Homewood man last month.

Asa Jones-Martin, 17, is charged with homicide and tampering with evidence in the death of Tarvus Gainer, 28, according to Lt. Andrew Schurman.

Police responded just before midnight March 25 and found Gainer on Montier Street with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He died the next day at UPMC Mercy.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 29.

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