Security guard takes down shooter at gas station

Security guard takes down shooter at gas station

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A security guard shot and disarmed a man at a gas station.

Officers responded to the gas station on W. 117th Street at approximately 2:40 A.M. EMS arrived at the same time and began to treat a male who was shot and lying in the parking lot.

The security guard, Lee Banks was informed by witness that there was a group of people "acting crazy" in the parking lot.

As Banks exited the gas station and saw the suspect, De Shaun Larkin, shooting a handgun at a moving vehicle.

Police say Banks ordered Larkin to drop the weapon and get on the ground. The suspected then turned to Banks with the gun, and was shot.

The weapon was confirmed stolen and the suspected was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he remains confined.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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