CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (WJW) — Police are investigating after a 62-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was found in a backyard with multiple gunshot wounds to his body.
According to Cuyahoga Falls police, the department received a 911 call reporting shots fired in the 2000 block of Germaine Street. The call came in Saturday, Aug. 5, shortly before 4 p.m.
When officers arrived on the scene, officials said, they found Richard Luft Jr., a 62-year-old resident of Germaine Street, had been shot multiple times. Officers attempted medical aid, but the man died, police said.
The incident began as a dispute between neighbors over property lines, according to a Monday afternoon update from police.
Luft reportedly brandished a gun at “several” people, who said they “feared for their safety,” pulled their guns and shot him.
Officials said earlier Monday there was no ongoing public safety concern and that all parties involved had been identified.
There is no word yet on charges in the case.