Feb 13, 2018

GUN CONNECTION


A MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN CLEVELAND, ACCUSED OF PROVIDING THE GUN USED IN THE FATAL SHOOTING OF TWO SUBURBAN COLUMBUS POLICE OFFICERS.  FEDERAL PROSECUTORS SAY GERALD LAWSON OF SUBURBAN CLEVELAND IS ACCUSED OF BUYING THE HANDGUN LAST SUMMER FOR SHOOTING SUSPECT QUENTIN SMITH. A CRIMINAL COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST LAWSON TODAY SAYS SMITH GAVE LAWSON THE MONEY TO BUY THE GUN ALONG WITH $100 FOR COMPLETING THE TRANSACTION. AS A FELON CONVICTED PREVIOUSLY OF BURGLARY, SMITH WAS PREVENTED FROM HAVING A WEAPON. THE GOVERNMENT SAYS LAWSON AND SMITH WERE LONGTIME FRIENDS, AND THAT LAWSON KNEW SMITH COULDN'T HAVE A WEAPON

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