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Crime Stoppers seek ‘man of interest’ in connection with Penn Hills killing |

Crime Stoppers seek ‘man of interest’ in connection with Penn Hills killing

| Thursday, December 7, 2017 11:12 a.m

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers on Thursday released photos of a man who investigators have named a person of interest in the October killing of a Penn Hills man.

Jerry Alston, 39, was found shot to death in his Schley Street home shortly before 10:30 p.m. Oct. 19. He had been shot twice in the head.

The images released Thursday are from inside a local McDonald’s and the restaurant’s parking lot, authorities said. They show an older black man with a white beard. He was driving a light-colored SUV.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers at 412-255-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered for information that leads to an arrest and prosecution. Callers can remain anonymous.

Megan Guza is a Tribune-Review staff writer.

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