Two people recovering from what police say are non-life threatening gunshot wounds after a wild night in the parking lot outside the Den Lounge on North Meridian. One's at Robinson Memorial, the other in more serious condition at Akron City.
Ravenna police taking 37-year old Brian Weems the third of Cleveland into custody on assault charges.
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(Ravenna Police Department) On May 25th, 2013 at 12:36AM, Ravenna Police Officers responded to a shooting in the parking lot of The Den Lounge on N. Meridian St. Two victims suffering gunshot wounds were located and received treatment at Robinson Memorial Hospital. One victim was later transferred to Akron City Hospital due to the severity of the injury. Injuries to both were to the lower extremities and are not considered life threatening. The names of victims will be released later pending family contact.
Officers learned an altercation had taken place in the parking lot of The Den Lounge with shots being fired. The suspects fled the area and were later found close by. The two suspects were detained and one subsequently charged with two counts of Felonious Assault.
Charged with two counts of Felonious Assault is 37 year old Brian L Weems III, of Cleveland Ohio. Weems was located two blocks from the scene of the shooting. Weems has been charged, booked, and transferred to the Portage County Jail.