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Braddock shootings suspect, man are arrested |

Braddock shootings suspect, man are arrested

| Saturday, October 23, 2010 12:00 p.m

A man wanted in the shootings of a brother and sister outside a Braddock nightspot has been arrested.

Allegheny County homicide detectives took Kirk Thompson, 25, into custody shortly before 11 a.m. Friday at an apartment in Monroeville. Arrested with Thompson was James Dorsey of Wilkinsburg, who was charged with hindering apprehension, drug possession and firearms violations.

Thompson faces two counts each of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and firearms violations.

Police say he drove to the 804 Club on Braddock Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday and shot a 24-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman multiple times. The victims’ names and medical conditions have not been released.

Thompson and Dorsey are in the Allegheny County Jail.

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