Man accused of shooting Pennsylvania police officer arrested in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Authorities on Tuesday arrested a man accused of shooting a Pittsburgh-area police officer earlier this month.

U.S. Marshals with cooperation from Clarksburg and Harrison County law enforcement arrested 22-year-old Koby Francis at a Clarksburg apartment.

Francis allegedly shot a McKeesport police officer on Dec. 20. He faces charges of aggravated assault, criminal attempt homicide, person not to possess a firearm, flight to avoid apprehension trial or punishment, and escape.

Francis will be held at the North Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility as he awaits extradition to Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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