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James Lindsay speaks at an event hosted by Turning Point USA at Pitt on Tuesday evening at Alumni Hall.
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James Lindsay speaks at an event hosted by Turning Point USA at Pitt on Tuesday evening at Alumni Hall.
Turning Point speaker James Lindsay criticizes ‘queer theory,’ draws protest
By Briana Bindus and Khushi Rai February 21, 2024
SGB discusses upcoming elections, events 
By Emma Hannan, Staff Writer • February 21, 2024

2 men arrested for Ward homicide

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A man was found dead on Ward Street in South Oakland Monday afternoon. (Photo by Mackenzie Rodrigues | Contributing Editor)

City police arrested two men for the death of the man found on the 3200 block of Ward Street Monday afternoon.

The men in custody are 21-year-old Velmon Dowling and 22-year-old Shayne Andrew Craighead. Both are from Pittsburgh and have been charged with criminal homicide.

Police have identified the victim as Hasan Ishmael Abdul-Rabb. In a press release, Pittsburgh police spokesperson Alicia George said Abdul-Rabb was found lying in the street with a gunshot wound at approximately 5:21 p.m. Monday.  

George also said the community is safe, and the incident was a matter involving the victim and those involved.