CLEVELAND HEGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a teenage employee at a fast food restaurant in suburban Cleveland.
Cleveland Heights police say the man was taken into custody Sunday night after officers spotted a person matching the suspect’s description. Detectives are still investigating.
Authorities have said an armed suspect entered a Mr. Hero store Friday night and shot the boy once in the head before taking money from the cash register and fleeing.
The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Medical Examiner’s Office on Saturday identified the teenage boy as 15-year-old Sunny Ravi Patel of Highland Heights. He died at a hospital.
Surveillance photos show a suspect wearing a hooded sweatshirt, sunglasses and a rag across his face enter the store with a gun at his side.