Man shot to death in Richmond Heights

September 30, 2018

Man shot to death in Richmond Heights

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio — A 30-year-old man was shot to death early Sunday at an apartment complex, police said.

The shooting happened about 3:45 a.m. Sunday at the Dorchester Apartment buildings on Ruth Ellen Drive, north of Chardon Road.

A man is in custody in connection with the investigation, police said.

Benjamin Sims of Euclid was fatally shot, according to police and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner.

An argument broke out between two men outside the building. The two men fought and Sims got in his car, according to police.

The other man shot Sims, whose SUV crashed into a tree.

It’s the third suspected homicide in Richmond Heights in two months, police said. 

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