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Cleveland man charged in fatal shooting during argument in street

August 23, 2018

Cleveland man charged in fatal shooting during argument in street

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cleveland man is accused of fatally shooting a 37-year-old man while they argued in the middle of a street in the city’s Clark-Fulton neighborhood.

Jeremy Crawford, 27, is charged with aggravated murder. He is not in police custody, and a warrant was issued Tuesday for his arrest.

The shooting happened about 3 a.m. Sunday on Storer Avenue near Fulton Road.

Crawford, another man who police have not yet identified, and Gary Dickens, 37, argued in the middle of the street, according to police.

Crawford and the other man pulled out guns and shot Dickens several times. Dickens was rushed to MetroHealth, where he died during surgery, according to court records.

Crawford has since threatened witnesses in the case and Dickens’ family members, according to court records.

Crawford has prior convictions for domestic violence and drug possession. Dickens leaves behind six children and a fiancée, according to his obituary.

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