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George Matis Jr (Redstone Township, Fayette County)

George Matis Jr (Redstone Township, Fayette County)

George A. Matis Jr. is an accused murderer and an emergency medical technician-basic. [1]

Personal Life

George A. Matis Jr. is resident of Republic, Pennsylvania. [1]

Career

George A. Matis Jr. was an emergency medical technician-basic with the Fayette EMS in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. He had previously worked at Brownsville EMS.

George was also a volunteer firefighter with the Republic Volunteer Fire Department in Redstone Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. [1]

Murder

On November 27, 2016 George Matis Jr. fatally shot a 16-year old junior firefighter inside the Republic Volunteer Fire Department.

Officials with the Republic Volunteer Fire Company confirmed that the victim was a 16-year-old junior firefighter who was a sophomore at Brownsville Area High School. Pennsylvania State Police said George A. Matis, 21, of Republic, was charged with criminal homicide in connection with the shooting. Matis was arraigned and taken to the Fayette County Jail pending a preliminary hearing. Officials said there were other people in the firehouse at the time, preparing for the town's Light Up Night, which was canceled.

References

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Citation Linkwpxi.comArticle about the shooting
Nov 28, 2016, 3:54 AM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comGeorge Matis Jr's Facebookprofile
Nov 28, 2016, 3:54 AM
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Citation Linkpittsburgh.cbslocal.comArticle about the shooting
Nov 28, 2016, 4:07 AM
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Citation Linkheavy.com5 Facts You Need to Know about George Matis Jr.
Nov 28, 2016, 12:49 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of George Matis Jr [1]
Nov 28, 2016, 4:12 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto from the scene of the shooting [0]
Nov 28, 2016, 4:13 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto from the scene of the shooting [0]
Nov 28, 2016, 4:13 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto from the scene of the shooting [0]
Nov 28, 2016, 4:13 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of George Matis Jr in his firefighting gear [0]
Nov 28, 2016, 4:14 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of George Matis Jr in his fighting a fire with another firefighters [0]
Nov 28, 2016, 4:14 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of George Matis Jr's firefighting helmet [0]
Nov 28, 2016, 4:15 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of George Mathis Jr's firefighting helmet and his father's
Nov 28, 2016, 4:15 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of George Matis Jr with fellow firefighters in front of a helicopter
Nov 28, 2016, 4:17 AM