3 Females Charged in IHOP Shooting Death

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CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Charges were filed Monday against three females involved in a fight that ended with the shooting death of a Cleveland woman at the International House of Pancakes.

Sharon Moore, 24; Rachella Womack, 20; and Natosha Williams, 22, all of Cleveland, face charges of involuntary manslaughter, inciting to violence, vandalism and robbery.

Nadia Williams, 25, died in the incident.

It happened just before 3 a.m. Saturday at the IHOP on Mayfield Road.

Police said Nadia Williams, Moore, Womack and Natosha Williams were all involved in an altercation inside the restaurant with a security guard, employed by IHOP. He’s been identified as Gary Williams, 41, of Mayfield Heights, and is also a bailiff in Cleveland Municipal Court.

Police said Gary Williams attempted to escort the women off the premises, but as the group exited the front entrance, a physical altercation occurred and the security guard was knocked to the ground. His weapon discharged one shot, which struck Williams in the head.

Charges have not been filed against Gary Williams, pending further investigation.

The female suspects are in Cuyahoga County Jail.

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