Gas station shooting victim is nephew of Glenville football coach Ted Ginn Sr.

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EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The victim shot and killed at an East Cleveland gas station Wednesday night has been identified as Diamond Russell, a senior at Ginn Academy.

Ted Ginn Sr., Glenville High School's football coach, confirmed to Fox 8's Jack Shea that Russell is his nephew.

Russell was a football player set to graduate from high school on Sunday.

Police say the shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday outside the Shell station at Euclid and Superior avenues.

Gas station workers say Russell was shot when a man stepped out of a bus stop and fired at least six shots at him.

According to the clerk, EMS tried to revive the victim, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The owner of the gas station said the suspect is seen on surveillance video. He was inside the store just before the shooting.

Anyone with information should call East Cleveland Police or Ohio BCI.

Tony Fox, a friend of Russell's family, said he took the following video of the teen and posted it on Facebook saying "My heart is saddened as I lose a Tarblooder son."

 

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