New Brighton Woman Charged After Friday Night Shooting At Beaver Falls Bar

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Story by Beaver County Radio Staff, 10:02 AM 

(Beaver Falls, Pa)  Tazjia C. Smith of New Brighton was charged by authorities after a shooting incident at occurred a a City of Beaver Falls bar around 1:05 AM on Saturday morning.

Police say via release that they were  received a report of a shooting incident at Lil Joes Bar, 2018 7th Avenue, Beaver Falls.

The release stated that “Upon arrival on scene, responding Officers did locate a single victim with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was later flown to an area hospital for treatment of wounds received because of the shooting and is listed in stable condition. “

“An investigation was initiated by the City of Beaver Falls Police Department and Beaver County Detective’s Bureau. As a result of the investigation, it was determined that the shooting occurred as a result of an altercation that the offender engaged in with a security staff member of the bar. The offender was identified as  Smith fled the scene after shooting the victim and was later located at her residence in New Brighton.”

Smith is being  charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Homicide, Aggravated Assault A1 and A4 , and Recklessly Endangering Another Person

The press release from Beaver Falls Police Chief David Johnson and Beaver County District Attorney Nate Bible stated that this is an active investigation, and no further information is available for release currently

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