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1 killed, 1 arrested after shooting outside Painesville apartment complex

Source: Painesville Police
Source: Painesville Police
Published: Nov. 5, 2021 at 5:55 AM EDT
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PAINESVILLE, Ohio (WOIO) - A man died Thursday evening in a shooting outside a Painesville apartment complex.

Painesville police have arrested 25-year-old Julian Lawrence on murder charges. He is being held at Lake County Jail with no bond, according to a release.

The victim’s identity will be released following a positive postmortem identification.

The fatal shooting took place around 6:21 p.m. at Grant Street Apartments located at 55 Grant Street.

When officers arrived on scene, the release said, they found the victim shot dead in the driver’s seat of a car.

Lawrence was caught with a handgun shortly after the shooting, police said. He is due in court Nov. 8 for a preliminary hearing.

This is an ongoing homicide investigation.

Contact police at 440-392-5840 with tips about this shooting.

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