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K-9 helps nab suspect in Hill District shooting |

K-9 helps nab suspect in Hill District shooting

| Wednesday, August 23, 2017 4:00 p.m

A Pittsburgh police dog on Wednesday helped nab a man in the Hill District who was wanted on firearms charges, authorities said.

Police received a call just before 10 a.m. about a man on Bedford Avenue firing a gun, according to Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler.

Responding officers found a man matching the shooter’s description walking along Junilla Street toward Wylie Avenue, Toler said.

The man — later identified as 29-year-old Terrell Lamar Lineburg — ran when he saw police, Toler said.

Officers gave chase, and Lineburg darted into an abandoned home on Webster Avenue, Toler said. He was taken into custody with the help of a canine. Toler said police recovered two stolen firearms in the process.

Lineburg is charged with firearms violations and receiving stolen property.

Megan Guza is a Tribune-Review staff writer.

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