Pittsburgh police are looking for a man
wanted in connection with a fatality in Homewood that cut the
victim in half.
Keith Johnson, no age or address available, is charged with
homicide, driving with a suspended or revoked license,
speeding, causing an accident involving death and failing to
stop and render aid, police said today.
Antwon Williams, 45, of Bloomfield, was killed early
yesterday in an apparent drug deal gone awry. Police said
Williams was contacted by three people who wanted to buy crack
cocaine from him and met them about 6 a.m. near the corner of
Hamilton and North Lang avenues in Homewood.
During the exchange of drugs, the suspects tried to leave
without paying, police said. Williams reached into their blue
Dodge Neon and tried to shift the transmission into park to
prevent them from leaving.
pulled away with Williams partially inside the driver's side
window and drove in the opposite lane of traffic until his
body struck a utility pole. The driver continued on toward
North Murtland Street and lost control near Novelty Street,
The three occupants, two white males and a black female,
ran toward Penn Avenue. Police said the car was not reported
stolen. Investigators are still looking for the other two
people who were in the car.
Johnson has another active arrest warrant for simple
assault and criminal trespass that was issued last month,