Man Arrested for Trying to Bring Loaded Gun to Court

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An Oberlin man was arrested on Wednesday morning for allegedly trying to bring a gun with him into a court hearing.

An arrest report obtained by Fox 8 News claims that 27-year-old Marshall Ranzy walked into the Lorain County Justice Center at 8:05 a.m. and approached the front security counter.

Ranzy then began placing his belongings into an x-ray bin. According to the report a deputy heard a loud thud and looked over to see that Ranzy had placed a revolver in the bin.

Ranzy was immediately taken into custody and it was discovered that the gun was loaded with six rounds in the cylinder.

According to the report, Ranzy refused to answer authorities when questioned on if he planned to use the weapon. He was appearing in court on charges stemming from his alleged firing of a weapon following a fight.

Ranzy remains housed in the Lorain County Justice Center.

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