5 arrested in popular restaurant owner's killing

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police say five people are in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a popular northeastern Ohio restaurant owner.

Cleveland Heights Police Chief Jeffrey Robertson says the suspects either have information or are believed to be involved in the killing of Brennan's Colony owner Jim Brennan.

The suspects range in age from 20 to 23 and are all from Cleveland. Police did not immediately release their names. Charges are expected to be filed Thursday or Friday.

During a news conference Wednesday night, Robertson called the suspects "cowards" who "preyed upon an innocent business owner."

Police say the 61-year-old Brennan was shot during an attempted robbery at his restaurant Monday and later died at a hospital.

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