Man convicted of shooting gun at brother’s funeral

Lovelle Weaver (submitted)

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A man has been found guilty of firing a gun outside his brother’s funeral in Lancaster last year.

Lovelle Weaver, 36, of Columbia, South Carolina, was convicted Wednesday of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and firearms offenses related to the October 2015 incident, according to Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman’s office.

His bail was increased from $500,000 to $1 million while he awaits sentencing.

Jared Weaver (Family photo)
Jared Weaver (Family photo)

Weaver fired several shots on a crowded street as he was chasing a man outside the funeral for his brother Jared at Bethel AME Church, in the 400 block of East Strawberry Street.

Jared Weaver, 19, died Sept. 26, 2015 after he was shot in the chest during a drug sale in the 1000 block of East King Street. Two Delaware men are awaiting trial on homicide and robbery charges.

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