Charged: Man Accused of Fatally Shooting Parking Lot Attendant Charged with Murder

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - New details in the deadly shooting of a downtown Cleveland parking lot attendant.

19 Action News has learned Matthew Warmus has been indicted on aggravated murder charges.

The 27-year-old Uniontown man is accused of shooting 27-year-old David Williams once in the head and twice in the abdomen over a week ago. The shooting happened adjacent from Progressive Field on East 9th and Carnegie. The two were arguing over a parking spot.

Warmus' attorney says his client pulled the trigger in self-defense since Williams also had a gun on his person. Prosecutors said that even though Williams had a gun, he didn't have a chance to pull it out. Both men had conceal carry permits.

Since there was a Cleveland Cavaliers game the night of the murder, some of the fans witnessed the murder. A key witness is a retired FBI Agent.

Warmus is locked up on $2M dollars bond. Warmus faces a maximum of life in prison, it is not a death penalty case.

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