- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 5, 2016

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) - A man authorities say was targeted but only wounded in a cookout ambush that killed five adults and an unborn child in the Pittsburgh suburbs has now been arrested in an unrelated case.

Twenty-five-year-old Lamont Powell was arrested in Pittsburgh Tuesday, a week after he didn’t show up for trial in Washington County on charges he was driving under the influence of marijuana, and possessing marijuana during a December 2014 traffic stop.

Twenty-nine-year-old Cheron Shelton and 27-year-old Robert Thomas were charged last month in the Wilkinsburg massacre on March 9. Allegheny County authorities say they wanted to kill Powell because they believe he murdered Shelton’s best friend in 2013.

Nobody has been charged in that killing, though police have called Powell a suspect.

Court records don’t list an attorney for Powell.

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