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Extradition Hearing Set For Koby Francis, Man Accused Of Shooting McKeesport Police Officer

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Koby Francis, the man accused of shooting a McKeesport Police officer and then running to West Virginia will face a judge for an extradition hearing.

Police say Francis was under arrest when he shot officer Jerry Athans.

Koby Francis
(Photo Credit: WV Regional Jail Authority)


Authorities believe Francis got a ride across state lines the day after the shooting.

Law enforcement officers found him days later near Clarksburg.

If granted extradition, Francis could return to the Pittsburgh area sometime this week.

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