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Man stabbed at NW Side sports bar; man shot on West Side

February 24th, 2017 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — San Antonio police said a man was stabbed in the back three times and another was beaten early Thursday by two suspects at a Northwest Side sports bar.

Officers responded to the attack around 2 a.m. at Roxy Sports Bar Cafe in the 3200 block of Wurzbach Road.

Police say a woman and the two victims, both 28-years-old, were leaving the bar at closing time, when they were approached by several people.

A fight then broke out. One victim was struck in the face and head and the other was stabbed multiple times in the back and neck. It remains unclear what caused the fight.

Maple Heights man allegedly shot 2 at Cleveland gas station

February 24th, 2017 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A 22-year-old Maple Heights man has been accused of shooting two people outside a Cleveland gas station.

Kevin Sims is charged with felonious assault in the Feb. 13 incident that happened at the Marathon gas station at Union Avenue and East 116th street in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood, court documents said.

Sims allegedly shot a 21-year-old man and a 20-yar-old woman, both of Cleveland. He is not in custody.

Both victims were treated at South Pointe Hospital, but the man was later flown to MetroHealth for further treatment.

Woman killed in South Austin police shooting

February 23rd, 2017 - Comments »

AUSTIN, Texas – Austin police say a woman allegedly tried to run over three officers, led authorities on a car chase before she was shot to death by an officer she confronted with a knife.

Police officials said Thursday Morgan Rankins, 30, was the woman killed. They also identified the officer who shot Rankins as Benjamin Rogers, a four-year veteran of the department.

Pastor Joseph Parker of David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in East Austin, who said he knew Rankins her whole life, described her as a friendly, outgoing woman who lived with mental illness.

Man killed in alleged armed robbery attempt

February 23rd, 2017 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Police said a 35-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon after he was shot when he allegedly tried to rob a man at knifepoint during a negotiation over the sale of tire rims.

Jamie Garcia died from a gunshot wound to the chest Wednesday after an altercation escalated to shooting.

Emergency personnel responded at about 12:41 p.m. Wednesday to a motel in the 2400 block of Northwest Loop 410.

Police said Garcia and another man were negotiating a sale of tire rims through Facebook and that the reportedly two met.

5 shot in ambush outside Cleveland grocery store

February 22nd, 2017 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police reports say a man in a car allegedly ambushed and shot several teens as they left a Cleveland grocery store.

Police said the shooting left the two 14-year-old girls, a 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old gunshot wounds. A 30-year-old Cleveland Heights man was also shot, police say.

The shooting happened about 8 p.m. Monday behind Glenville Gas and Market on Ostend Avenue and East 105th Street in the city’s Glenville neighborhood.

Surveillance video showed that a car waited outside the store. When the teens came out, the car started driving and someone opened fire on the group. At least 10 shots were fired, police said.

Man arrested in shooting outside Northeast El Paso bar

February 22nd, 2017 - Comments »

EL PASO, Texas — Authorities reportedly arrested a 22-year-old man during a traffic stop Tuesday in connection with a shooting last week outside of a bar in Northeast El Paso.

Officials said Luis Vasquez was sought in the shooting that involved three men during a fight Saturday in the parking lot of IDK Bar, 10110 McCombs St.

Police said El Paso Police Department Gang Unit officers pulled a car over in the 2500 block of Hamilton Avenue on Tuesday and identified the vehicle passenger as Vasquez, who was arrested without incident.

Las Vegas man allegedly stalked S.A. woman, made threats

February 22nd, 2017 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A Las Vegas man was reportedly arrested Monday after he traveled to San Antonio to meet his former high school girlfriend and allegedly made threats toward her and her husband.

Russell Edward Atchley, 33, was charged with a third-degree felony of stalking.

The victim reportedly told police she got an anonymous Facebook message in September from someone who ultimately revealed himself to be Atchley.

The woman had reportedly dated Atchley while in high school over a decade ago in Ohio. The arrest affidavit said she had not heard from him or seen him since high school.

Man shot during robbery attempt at Mayfield Heights Dairy Queen

February 21st, 2017 - Comments »

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — A 19-year-old man was shot by an employee after he allegedly tried to rob a Mayfield Heights ice cream shop on Sunday.

Mayfield Heights police Chief Fred Bittner said Tuesday that Jamiez Markel Demonte Martin Miree, 19, of Cleveland Heights, is charged with aggravated robbery.

Miree was arrested hours after the robbery attempt at a Dairy Queen on Mayfield Road, just east of Brainard Road.

Mayfield Heights police said Miree allegedly stormed into the ice cream shop about 10:20 p.m. Sunday. The robber reportedly entered through the back door of the shop while an employee was taking out the trash.

4 shot after fight broke out at Kamm’s Corners bar

February 21st, 2017 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Police said four people were shot and a man was charged after a fight broke out at a bar in the city’s Kamm’s Corners neighborhood.

Travis Pryor, 27, of Euclid, is charged with felonious assault in the shooting and is expected to make his first court appearance Wednesday.

Pryor reportedly told police he fired the shots in self-defense after he was punched at Red Bar on Lorain Avenue near Rocky River Drive. Pryor has a concealed carry permit.

The fight reportedly broke out about 1:30 a.m. Pryor told police he got into a fight with a 28-year-old man wearing a Pittsburg Pirates shirt.

2 more arrested in death of San Antonio man found in trunk

February 21st, 2017 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Two more suspects have been arrested in the death of a 23-year-old father whose body was found days after he went missing in late January.

Garick Clayton, 31, and Meagan Ashley Cantu, 30, were arrested over the weekend and were both charged with capital murder in the death of Martin Gonzales, whose decomposing body was found Feb. 7 in his trunk.

Ashton Lucas Lomas, 23, was arrested Friday on the same charge.

Arrest affidavits state that Gonzales’ death may have started with a dispute over a wristwatch.