Police Capture Suspect In Fayette County Murder

Man shot to death in a Uniontown apartment last night

Paul Rasmussen
May 23, 2018 - 7:52 am

Credit: Uniontown Police Dept.


PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - 22-year-old Tyree Smith is in custody, accused of gunning down 28-year-old Richard Hinton.

Police were called to an apartment on Dunlap Street around 9:30 last night in Uniontown, Fayette County. They say Hinton had been shot multiple times and there were witnesses, including children.

Smith was arrested in New Brighton, Beaver County on Wednesday afternoon without incident.  

Police are also looking for a second, unnamed suspect described as 5' 8" with a large build, dark skin and large ears.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Uniontown Police at (724)-430-2929.

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