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Witness to Larimer homicide identifies shooter |

Witness to Larimer homicide identifies shooter

| Wednesday, January 22, 2014 4:54 p.m

A witness who hid in weeds when the shooting started has identified the man Pittsburgh police say is responsible for a Larimer killing on Monday.

Police obtained an arrest warrant for Rodney Howard, 29, unknown address, on Tuesday charging him with fatally shooting Hosea Davis, 37, of Lincoln-Lemington.

The witness, who police did not identify in the criminal complaint, told detectives Davis was bringing a bag of heroin to Rapidan Way when a man the witness knew to be Howard came around the corner with an A-K assault weapon and began firing.

The witness dove into weeds to hide and stayed until the shooting stopped, police said. The witness also picked Howard out of photo array, police said.

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