Charges DISMISSED against man arrested in the death of Major How - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Charges DISMISSED against man arrested in the death of Major Howard

Aaron Dunnings (Source: Cuyahoga Co. Sheriff) Aaron Dunnings (Source: Cuyahoga Co. Sheriff)
3-year-old Major Howard was shot and killed in a drive-by. (Source: Twitter) 3-year-old Major Howard was shot and killed in a drive-by. (Source: Twitter)
Donnell Lindsey's mug shot (Courtesy: Cuyahoga County Sheriff) Donnell Lindsey's mug shot (Courtesy: Cuyahoga County Sheriff)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Charges were dismissed without prejudice Tuesday for the suspect accused of killing Major Howard.

Aaron Dunnings, 23, was arrested January 12 and charged with shooting and killing the 3-year-old last September. He was being held on a $1.5M bond.

Major was shot while sitting in a car on East 113th Street and later died following surgery at MetroHealth Medical Center.  Rob'Dasha Smith, 24, Major's godmother, was shot in the leg, but survived.

Police are still looking for Donnell Lindsey. Lindsey is described as a 23-year-old black man standing approximately 6-feet tall and weighing 170 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is believed to be hiding on the east side of Cleveland.     

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Lindsey, you're encouraged to call the Cleveland Police Homicide Unit at (216) 623-5464. You can also call the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or text keyword "WANTED" with the tip to TIP411. Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

According to prosecutors, Dunnings case was dismissed at this time and he was given credit for the 12 days of jail time he served.

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