One shot dead in Fayette County, suspect arrested

July 29, 2018

A Fayette County man was arrested Thursday for allegedly shooting and killing another man in North Union Township.

State police in Uniontown believe Toney Robert Jones, 22, of Uniontown shot Jarod Jamon Ashburn, 23, at about 11 a.m. Thursday at the Woodview Terrace apartment complex.

When first responders arrived they found Ashburn lying on the ground with a gunshot wound in his chest, according to police.

Ashburn was taken by ambulance to Uniontown Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses and security footage identified Jones as the shooter, according to police.

Officers found him in a Woodview Terrace apartment and arrested him.

Anyone with more information is asked to call the state police Uniontown barracks at (724) 439-7111.

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