Avon: Police investigate fatal shooting

9:05 AM, Oct 13, 2013   |    comments
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AVON -- Police say one man shot his roommate in the head. 

The 29-year-old man, now identified as Brandon Smith was shot once in the head by his roommate, Ryan Raider, 25. 

The two lived near French Creek and Muirwood roads. Raider was found trying to control the bleeding to Smith's head by police.  

Smith was taken by Life Flight to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died from his injuries. 

Alcohol may have played a factor in the shooting. Raider was taken into custody and charged with reckless homicide and weapons while intoxicated.  

He is being held at the Lorain County Jail.


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