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Suspect in homicide at Willow Village Apartments now in custody

Police were called to the Willow Village Apartments on reports of a shooting

SHARON, Pa. (WKBN) - The Sharon Police Department is investigating a criminal homicide that occurred a little before 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

They say the suspect is 18-year-old Jaylaun Coleman, of Farrell, who turned himself in to police Sunday around 1 p.m. He is pending arraignment.

Police were initially called to the Willow Village Apartments in the 300 block of Sterling Ave. on reports of a shooting.

There, they found 21-year-old Tyrone Cornish, Jr., of Sharon, in the parking lot. He had been shot once in the neck and later died at the Sharon Regional Medical Center.

Out of the Mercer County Coroner's Office, Deputy Coroner Brenda Palmer officially ruled his cause of death as a gunshot wound to the neck. She said the manner of his death was a homicide.

Sharon police have a video of the shooting and are still investigating.


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