Arrest made in Steubenville shooting
STEUBENVILLE — Brylee West, 18, of Steubenville, who was wanted in connection with the Sept. 24 shooting of a mother and her daughter, was apprehended by North Fayette Township, Pa., police on Friday afternoon.
City Police received a warrant return from the North Fayette Township Police that showed West was taken into custody around 3:30 p.m. on Friday.
A person answering the phone at the North Fayette Township police station said the department wasn’t making a comment on the arrest.
Mahogany A. Luke, 27, of Steubenville was driving with her daughter inside the vehicle in the 1400 block of Ridge Avenue around 4:46 p.m. on Sept. 24 when City Police said West opened fire on the vehicle. Luke and her daughter were hit with bullets. The vehicle was hit with more than 10 bullets.
West has been charged with attempted murder and a nationwide arrest warrant had been issued.
Police reported images taken from crime cameras in the area show the vehicle Luke was driving going past Maryland Market on Maryland Avenue. West, who was talking to another male, identified as Cameron Frazier, 18, of 959 Sherman Ave., is seen taking off and running in between houses. West is then seen cutting her off in the 1400 block of Ridge Avenue, police reported.
Frazier was arrested on Sept. 25 on warrants charging tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice. Police believe Frazier met up with West shortly after the shooting.
West now faces an extradition hearing before a Pennsylvania judge before he is brought back to Ohio.