New Castle police looking for man charged in recent homicide

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Anthony Thurman, wanted for murder in New Castle, Pennsylvania

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN) – New Castle police are looking for a man charged with a criminal homicide that took place on Thursday.

Anthony Thurman, 27, is charged in a double shooting that lead to the death of 35-year old Michael Riser. 

According to police, they received a call for shots fired at the 500 block of W. Winter Avenue. Later, two men were taken to UPMC Jameson for gunshot wounds. Riser died from his injuries. A 30-year-old man was shot in the leg and he was treated by medical staff.

Thurman is also charged with criminal attempt to commit homicide  and posession of firearms prohibited.

If you have any information on Thurman’s whereabouts, contact the criminal investigative unit at 724-656-3538 or

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