Suspect captured as police continue to investigate homicide at gas station in Parma

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PARMA - Police are on scene investigating after a man was killed at the Sunoco gas station at 5385 Pearl Road in Parma.

Police on scene told Fox 8's Allison Brown the victim was the owner of the Sunoco. He has been in business there for at least the last 25 years.

"He was a well known in neighborhood great guy --everyone in this crowd says 'we just talked to that guy yesterday' and 'such a shame it was just before Christmas,'" said John Biggins, who knew the victim.

"This place has been robbed three times --he was so nonchalant about the robberies and he said the next time he was going to put up bullet proof glass-- he should have done it."

Parma police caught up with the suspect at a home on W.46th Street near Tuxedo, not far from the gas station.

Authorities tell Fox 8 the suspect had injuries sustained from the robbery attempt, but would not get into specifics.

The name of the suspect or victim has not been released at this time .