CLEVELAND — FOX 8 News has learned the man arrested in the murders of three people in a New Year’s Eve shooting in Cleveland is the brother of Olympian Simone Biles.
On Thursday, authorities announced Tevin Biles-Thomas was the alleged shooter.
On Dec. 31, 2018, according to authorities, an uninvited group of people walked into a house near Denison Ave. and W. 45th St. and an altercation happened between the guests.
That altercation led to gunfire. Multiple people were shot; three of them were killed. Police said the victims were Delvante Johnson, 19; Toshaun Banks, 21; and Devaughn Gibson, 23.
Biles-Thomas was arrested in Georgia and is being held at the Liberty County Jail in that state.
The Cuyahoga County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Biles-Thomas with the following:
- 6 counts of Murder
- 3 counts of Voluntary Manslaughter
- 5 counts of Felonious Assault
- 1 count of Perjury
Biles-Thomas is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday, Sept. 13 at the Cuyahoga County Justice Center.
Simone Biles and her reps have not yet responded to FOX 8 News’ requests for a comment.