Arrest Made in Shooting in Plum Borough

Plum, Allegheny County – Yesterday morning (January 10, 2019) at approximately 11:30 a.m., the Plum Borough Police and paramedics were dispatched to 7700 block of Saltsburg Road in response to a 9-1-1 call about a shooting.

There they found a 22-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds to his legs. He was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition. Detectives from the Allegheny County Police responded to the scene. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that 21-year-old Malik Hawkins was the person that had entered the victim’s home and shot him.

Hawkins was located and arrested without incident. He was lodged in the Allegheny County Jail to await arraignment on the charges of aggravated assault, burglary, weapons violations, and recklessly endangering another person.