Suspect arrested in Parma shooting

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Troy Neal Sharp (Photo courtesy: Parma police)

Upate from Parma police on April 5: A female, originally referred to as a person of interest, has been identified, interviewed, and released without charges. 

PARMA, Ohio (WJW)– The Parma Police Department is working to identify a person of interest in the shooting of a 63-year-old man.

Officers responded to Westlake Avenue in Parma Thursday evening for a shooting. The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his legs and was taken to the hospital for surgery.

The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested the suspect, 47-year-old Troy Neal Sharp, hours later in Berea, according to Parma police. He’s charged with one count of felonious assault and is being held on $1 million bond.

On Friday, the police department released a photo of a woman, considered a person of interest in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Jeff Wells at 440-887-7343.

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