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Allegheny County murder suspect arrested in Louisiana

| Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
Joshua Wardlaw.
Allegheny County
Joshua Wardlaw.

A man charged in a fatal drive-by shooting outside a Forward Township bar last month has been arrested in Louisiana.

Joshua Wardlaw, 21, was arrested Friday and is being held in the Lafayette Parish Jail, records show.

Allegheny County police said Wardlaw fired multiple times as he drove past Saloon 136 on Rainbow Run Road on Aug. 6. Johnathan Minnie, 27, of Belle Vernon was killed in the shooting. Two 27-year-old women were wounded, police said.

Investigators issued a warrant for Wardlaw's arrest the next day.

He faces charges that include criminal homicide, attempted homicide, aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person.

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