Man wanted in fatal HBG shooting of teen arrested in Johnstown

Derrick Butler

The man wanted for the November shooting death of a teen in Harrisburg has been arrested in Johnstown, according to Johnstown Police.

Derrick Butler is accused of shooting 18-year-old Jashun Patton of Philadelphia multiple times, killing him on the 1800 block of State Street Nov. 25.

Prior to his arrest, police believed he may have fled to Philadelphia. A warrant for his arrest on the charges of murder and a person not to possess a firearm was issued two days later.

Johnstown Police say Butler was taken into custody this morning.

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