Owner of northeast Ohio restaurant shot, killed


CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the owner of a
popular northeast Ohio restaurant has been shot and killed during an
attempted robbery.
Cleveland Heights Police Chief Jeffrey
Robertson says officers were called to Brennan’s Colony restaurant and
tavern at about 1 p.m. Monday after reports of gunfire in the area. He
says officers found business owner Jim Brennan inside with gunshot
wounds. Brennan was taken to an area hospital where he later died.
arrests have been made in the shooting. Investigators say two suspects
entered the restaurant in an attempt to rob it when Brennan confronted
Robertson said he knew Brennan personally and called him "a friend to generations."
Heights Mayor Dennis Wilcox says in a statement that Brennan was a
community leader who hosted many charity and sports fundraisers.

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