A man Cleveland man told police that he was shot in the chest after he tried to stop his friend from driving drunk.
WOIO reported that Cleveland’s Second District was investigating a shooting that happened at around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night.
Java Bowling III, 43, said he got in an argument with 40-year-old Scott A. Campbell because he was trying to take away his friend’s keys to prevent him from driving while intoxicated.
The two men fought before Campbell shot Bowling in the chest, according to WJW. Campbell reportedly ran from the scene, but was later arrested in Middleburg Heights with the help of the police Aviation Unit. He was still awaiting charges at Central Prision Unit as of Sunday night.
Officers recovered a weapon from the backyard of the residence where Campbell was captured.
Bowling was recovering at MetroHealth Medical Center.
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