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October 18, 2010

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting in California Borough on Sunday morning. The suspect, Keith Edward Jones, 19, of Monessen, is in police custody.

Jones has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of Jeron Grayson, 18, of Pittsburgh. Neither man was a student at California University.

A Cal U student also was injured during the incident, resulting in additional charges.

More details will be provided later today. Check the Cal U website for updates.


October 18, 2010

A Monessen man has been arrested and charged in this crime. He is in police custody.

The Washington County District Attorney's Office is expected to provide details at a news conference later this morning.



Sunday, October 17, 2010

Timely Notification Bulletin


Your Right to Know


Sunday, October 17, 2010

2:30 a.m.

Number 10-002


At approximately 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 17, 2010, a shooting occurred off campus on Mechanic Street.

The shooter has not been apprehended and was last seen in the area of Second and Ash streets.

The perpetrator is described as a light-skinned black male, about 22 years old, thin build with dreadlocks, wearing a red shirt and white cap. He is described as having tattoos on his neck and arms, possibly with the letter "p" on his neck.

A weapon was recovered at the scene.


The California Borough Police are investigating, and University Police are cooperating with the investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident should call University Police at 724-938-4299 or call 911.


Use caution when traveling on campus and in California Borough. For safety, travel with friends. Updates will be provided as information becomes available. For more information, visit the Cal U website, www.


This bulletin is in compliance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act, signed into law November 8, 1990.