Police: Man Carrying Hidden Gun Fatally Shoots Robbery Suspect - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Police: Man Carrying Hidden Gun Fatally Shoots Robbery Suspect

CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland police say a man who has a permit to carry a concealed gun shot and killed one of two teenage robbery suspects he encountered on his front porch Saturday night.

Prosecutors decided yesterday that the 25-year-old Cleveland man was justified and would not be charged in the shooting of 15-year-old Arthur Buford, a freshman at John F- Kennedy High
School.

Police say Buford and another teen approached the man on his porch and one of the youths pulled a gun, prompting the resident to pull his gun and shoot Buford several times in the chest.

Buford's alleged accomplice fled after and shooting and has not been caught. Police believe a .38-caliber handgun they found in the mail chute of a nearby house belonged to Buford or the other suspect.

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