Suspect arrested in shooting death of former college football player

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Barry Blevins (Photo courtesy Cleveland police)

CLEVELAND- The man wanted for the shooting death of a former college football player has been arrested.

Barry Blevins, 30, was arrested on homicide charges Wednesday night, Cleveland police said.

Blevins accused of shooting David Garret in the chest outside Lavish Ultra Lounger on West 117th Street in Cleveland on Oct. 11. Police said there was a fight inside the club that continued in the street.

Garret was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Garret played football at Harvey High School in Painesville and Kansas State University, where he earned all-Big 12 honorable mentions in 2010 and 2011. The 26-year-old played arena football in 2013.