BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – A verdict has been reached in the trial of John Stiver.
He was found guilty of murder in the first-degree and all other charges.
John Stiver II was charged in a July 2018 shooting in the East End of Altoona.
Stiver admitted to shooting and killing David Hoover, 58, after an apparent drug deal gone bad.
Stiver fled the scene and was eventually caught and arrested, hiding in a tent behind his father’s house on Homers Gap Road.