☷Elyria Man Convicted of Illegal Possession of Ammunition After Discharging Weapon During Altercation
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Elyria Man Convicted of Illegal Possession of Ammunition After Discharging Weapon During Altercation Acting U . S . Attorney Michelle M . Baeppler announced that a federal jury returned a guilty verdict on Tuesday , April 26 , 2022 , against Defendant Jeffery Grandberry , 38 , of Elyria , Ohio , following a two - day trial before Judge Sara Lioi in Akron . Grandberry was convicted of being a felon in possession of ammunition . According to court documents , on June 6 , 2021 , officers with the Elyria Police Department arrived at an Elyria - area bar after receiving reports of a disturbance concerning an individual who had fired a gun in the establishment’s parking lot . Witnesses told officers that an individual , later identified as Grandberry , became involved in an altercation , brandished a semiautomatic weapon and then fired one shot into the air while in the parking lot . Officers reviewed video footage of the incident , searched the parking lot and located a single spent 9mm casing . Grandberry is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to previous convictions of attempted murder and felonious assault , aggravated burglary , burglary and assault on a police officer , all in the Lorain County Common Pleas Court . This case was investigated by the Elyria Police Department and the FBI . This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U . S . Attorney Scott Zarzycki .
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