Gunman confronts driver in parked car and shoots as he tries to flee, Lorain police say

LORAIN, Ohio (WOIO) – The shooter who confronted a victim while in his parked car and shot him as he drove away is at large, Lorain police have confirmed, and detectives have need help identifying the suspect.

The shooting occurred May 6 while the victim was parked in the 2900 block of Apple Avenue, police said.

Police said the suspect then pointed a gun at the victim and fired two shots at him as he tried to flee.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting, police said.

Police say the suspect was last seen running south on Apple Avenue toward East 30th Street.

The suspect was described by police as 5′7″ to 5′8″ tall with an average build, “scruffy” hair and a “dirty” face.

They were wearing a dark jacket with an orange/yellow camouflage pattern and black sweatpants with white stripes down the sides, police said.

Take a close look at the photos shared by Lorain County CSI: Crime Scene Identification:

Gunman confronts driver in parked car and shoots as he tries to flee, Lorain police say(Lorain County CSI)
Gunman confronts driver in parked car and shoots as he tries to flee, Lorain police say(Lorain County CSI)

Call Det. Chris Colon 440-204-2195 or email [email protected] if you recognize the suspect based on the description of clothing and physical description or if you have any other information about this shooting.

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