Man indicted for shooting at Homeland Security agents in Cleveland

Man indicted for shooting at Homeland Security agents in Cleveland
Reuben Rankin (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A federal grand jury has indicted a 34-year-old man for shooting at Homeland Security agents at a home on the city’s East Side.

Reuben Rankin allegedly fired multiple shots at agents who were executing a search warrant at a home on Dove Avenue on Oct. 30.

According to the criminal complaint, Rankin fired the shots from a Mercedes-Benz.

A Homeland Security agent returned fire, and Rankin allegedly exited the car and was taken into custody.

Agents said a .45 caliber handgun and six shell casings were recovered from the vehicle.

Rankin was indicted on the charges of assault on a federal officer, being a felon in possession with a firearm and one count of use of a firearm in relation to a crime of violence.

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