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Police make arrest in fatal Garfield shooting |

Police make arrest in fatal Garfield shooting

| Wednesday, August 6, 2008 12:00 p.m

Pittsburgh police have charged a man in connection with a homicide in Garfield.

Authorities arrested Anton Patterson, a juvenile from Garfield, at his home about 8 p.m. yesterday. Patterson is accused of killing Anthony Rivers, 26, of Stanton Heights. Rivers died at the corner of North Atlantic Avenue and Columbo Street about midnight Monday after he was shot in the back of the head, police said.

Patterson is being charged as an adult with homicide, robbery, criminal conspiracy, carrying a firearm without a license and possession of a firearm by a minor, police said. He was taken to the Allegheny County Jail.

Police said a second suspect has not been arrested.

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