Crime Police: Woman shot by ex-girlfriend in North Braddock
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A woman was shot in the leg during an argument with her ex-girlfriend in North Braddock Sunday.
Veronica K. Lattimore, who turned 58 Monday, was charged with shooting Sherece Pritchett, age and address unknown, at Ms. Lattimore’s home at in the 1600 block of Grandview Avenue just before 9 p.m. Sunday, according to a criminal complaint.
Ms. Pritchett was shot below her knee while standing on Ms. Lattimore’s front porch, according to the complaint. She told police she’d been in a relationship with Ms. Lattimore for 12 years before they broke up.
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Ms. Pritchett, who had been living with Ms. Lattimore but moved out after the breakup, returned Sunday for a reason that is not clear in the criminal complaint.
The pair argued and then Ms. Lattimore shot Ms. Pritchett with a Glock 19, according to the complaint. Allegheny County police detectives found the gun and ammunition inside Ms. Lattimore’s home.
Ms. Lattimore, who was taken to a hospital to be treated for shock, confessed to the shooting during a subsequent interview with police, according to the complaint.
She was charged with aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person and was being held in the Allegheny County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
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