2 Jeannette Men Pistol-Whipped, Shot In Home Invasion

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A man was shot and beaten during a home invasion involving three men with their faces covered who burst into his Jeannette home early Thursday morning, city police said.

Faron “Oldman” Stanford, 56, was shot in the shoulder and pistol-whipped, according to Cpl. Chris Mason. He was admitted to Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville where he was kept overnight for observation.

Police and paramedics found Stanford lying on the living room floor, his shirt blood-soaked. He suffered a gunshot wound and lacerations to his head.

A second man in the home, Jocquinn Harris, 27, sustained head wounds from being beaten with the handgun, police said. He was taken to Forbes for treatment.

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Crowd Rallies For Change On The Streets Of Jeannette

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A crowd of about 150 people lined the sidewalks and stood in the middle of Second Street in Jeannette on Sunday, as more than half a dozen speakers urged them to “take back” their city.

“I think the good people (of Jeannette) want to make a change,” said Chad Fetty, who organized the “We Are One … A Rally For Peace.”

Fetty said he wanted residents to focus on and support the positive things happening in Jeannette, including new businesses opening in the city.

A 10-year resident, Fetty, lead singer of East Coast Turnaround, is raising his family in Jeannette.

“Just like I love music, I love this city,” he said.

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