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17-Year-Old Girl Arrested In Fatal Spring Hills Shooting

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Police have arrested a teenage girl accused of shooting and killing a man on the North Side over the summer.

Prosecutors filed homicide charges against 17-year-old Shayla Johnson in the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Julian Carpenter at an apartment on Rhine Street in Pittsburgh's Spring Hill neighborhood.

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Carpenter was shot in the head on July 2 and died at the beginning of November.

More than a month after the shooting, police arrested Johnson on robbery and conspiracy charges. Investigators believe the whole thing started as a robbery.

Johnson was re-arrested on Tuesday.

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