Suspect appears in court for charges connected to shooting near Beachwood Place mall

Suspect appears in court for charges connected to shooting near Beachwood Place mall
Police investigate shooting at Beachwood Place (Source: WOIO)
Police investigate shooting at Beachwood Place (Source: WOIO)

BEACHWOOD, OH (WOIO) - The man charged in connection with a shooting in a parking lot near the Beachwood Place mall appeared in court on Tuesday.

The 24-year-old California suspect, Robert Dukes, appeared for arraignment in Shaker Municipal Court. He pleaded not guilty on drug trafficking charges. Dukes' bond was set at $400,000.

Police are still investigating the March 23 shooting at the parking lot near the Beachwood Place mall. According to officials from the city of Beachwood, the victim, 30-year-old Antonio Teal, was shot and taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Police are still searching for a gunman.

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