CLEVELAND, Ohio – A Cleveland man is accused of capturing a person he tried to rob at an East Facet fuel station that had banned him after a previous theft incident, information say.
Glen Rankins, 33, is charged with felonious assault within the capturing at a Fuel USA on St. Clair Avenue at East 123rd Road, in accordance with courtroom information. He isn’t in custody, however a warrant was issued Saturday for his arrest.
Rankins fired a gunshot that grazed a 29-year-old man’s face in the course of the incident, in accordance with a police report and courtroom information. The 29-year-old man additionally fired pictures. A 31-year-old man who was with Rankins was shot twice within the torso, the police report says.
The 29-year-old man informed Cleveland cops he acted in self-defense as a result of Rankins tried to rob him, the police report says. He has not been charged within the capturing.
A Fuel USA worker overheard Rankins supply to promote marijuana to different males within the retailer simply earlier than three:30 a.m. Friday, in accordance with a police report. Rankins then pulled out a gun, pointed it at a 29-year-old man males and mentioned “give me your cash,” courtroom information say.
The 29-year-old man took out his pockets and threw it on the bottom. Rankins checked the pockets, which contained no money, and fired a gunshot into the ground, courtroom information say.
The 29-year-old man ran for canopy. He shot towards Rankins, who returned hearth, courtroom information say. The 29-year-old man ran from the shop and drove to Cleveland Clinic for remedy.
Rankins helped the 31-year-old man out of the shop. Officers discovered a short while later that the 31-year-old man walked into College Hospitals searching for remedy for his gunshot wounds.
In 2018, Rankins pleaded responsible to costs associated to a theft that occurred the earlier 12 months on the identical Fuel USA the place the capturing occurred, in accordance with Cuyahoga County courtroom information. A Fuel USA worker informed cops Friday that Rankins had been banned from the enterprise.
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