LARGE FIGHT BREAKS OUT ON MIDDLE
Elyria – One girl was shot in the buttocks when shots rang out on Middle Ave near 14th Street Tuesday afternoon just before 5:30pm.
Police say a fight broke out in front of 1030 Middle Ave when gunfire began – one of the bullets found its way inside of the home and into the body of 20 year old Asti Cannon of Elyria.
Although LifeCare Ambulance was sent to the scene, Cannon was picked up by friends and family and transported to the Emergency Room. While responding to the call Police observed the white car traveling at a high rate of speed heading to the area of the hospital. Officers followed the car to the Emergency Room and confirmed that they had a gunshot victim.
The shots pierced the home and a van parked in the driveway, with an infant inside, was struck numerous times. The infant was not injured.
Marquel C. Brown, 19 of Elyria, was charged with Felonious Assault and Police say more arrests are imminent. Brown is already free on bond in connection with a Felonious Assault charge earlier this year. Brown’s criminal record also includes an OVI, Intimidation of a Victim, Driving Under Suspension, Failure to Stop after a Crash, Contempt, Disorderly Conduction – Intoxicated and Offenses Involving Underage Children.
Cannon was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.