Shaker Heights man accused of killing roommate enters plea in Cuyahoga County court

Published: Aug. 12, 2022 at 7:22 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The 24-year-old Shaker Heights man accused of fatally shooting his roommate last month pleaded not guilty Friday morning in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.

Kriston Price
Kriston Price((Source: Shaker Heights police))

Kriston Price is facing charges of aggravated murder, murder and felonious assault. He received a $500,000 bond.

Shaker Heights police said Price called 911 just after 10 p.m. on July 26 and said he had just killed his roommate inside their apartment.

Editor’s Note: Below is a previous report from 19 News about the murder. Return for updates.

When officers arrived at the Colony Apartments on Van Aken Boulevard, paramedics found Landon Rogers, 24, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

EMS transported him to an area hospital, but Rogers died from his injuries.

Landon Rogers
Landon Rogers(Source: Courtesy of Rogers' family)

Price was arrested at the scene without incident.

Police said they were called to the apartment by Price earlier the same day, and Price told officers that his roommate had threatened him with a gun after they had argued over a shirt.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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