Pottstown Man Arrested In Killing
Pottstown Borough, PA - Police have arrested Cornell Shawell, 29-years old, for the murder of his cousin Garrow Trevor Lightbourn. Police arrived to find Mr. Lightbourn sprawled on the street with gunshot wounds in his chest. The two men underwent an altercation earlier in the day about financial matters, which lead to Shawell using a gun.
After the shooting, Mr. Shawell left the scene for a friend's residence. Police recorded that someone at the home had unleashed a pit bull that lunged toward the officers in attack mode. The dog was shot and the arrestee was taken into custody and charged with First Degree Murder, Third Degree Murder, Possession of Instruments of Crime and Flight to Avoid Apprehension.
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