Authorities ID man fatally shot after argument
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified a man they say was fatally shot by another man after the two got into an argument outside an apartment complex in Ohio.
Police in the Cleveland suburb of Richmond Heights say 30-year-old Benjamin Sims, of Euclid, was killed early Sunday after he and the alleged shooter argued and Sims got into a vehicle to drive away. Authorities say Sims was then shot and drove a short distance before crashing. He died at the scene.
Authorities say the shooting happened shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday in the northeast Ohio city.
Richmond Heights Police Chief Gene Rowe told WJW-TV that the argument was between a current boyfriend and the ex-boyfriend of a resident at the complex.
Police say a suspect was taken into custody and charges are pending.