Police arrest teen accused of fatal New Castle shooting

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NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN)- A teen wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in New Castle has been arrested.

In a post on their Facebook Page, the New Castle City Police Department says they have arrested Daniel Tweedlie, 18, of New Brighton, Pennsylvania.

He was arrested just after 12 a.m. Tuesday after members of the New Castle City Police Department and the Lawrence County Critical Incident Response Team surrounded a residence located on McCleary Avenue.

Tweedlie was booked into the Lawrence County Jail on charges of criminal homicide and possession of a firearm with manufacturer number altered.

Police say that charges stem from a deadly shooting back on Sunday, October 24, on Leasure Avenue in New Castle. The victim was identified as Devon Thompson, 21, from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.

Police say that additional charges may be filed against individuals who may have aided Tweedlie while he was attempting to avoid being captured.

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