Raw Video Exclusive: Suspected gunman involved in fight at school days before shooting;
10/10/2007 11:30:02 PM
CLEVELAND -- Before the shootings at SuccessTech Academy the alledged shooter was in a fight two days before and its all caught on tape. The fight led to a suspension which some witnesses say may have motivated Wednesday's shootings.
Witnesses say the teen identified by police as the gunman, Asa Coon, and another SuccessTech student were in a fight on Monday.
Channel Three captured that fight on surviellance video. The station is right across Lakeside Avenue from the school.
Witnesses say the fight began over comments made about the singer Marilyn Manson, of which Coon, was said to be a big fan.
Students from the school think the two incidents are connected.
The boy who fought with Coon has not been identified, but both were suspended because of the fight.
A Channel 3 employee helped break up the fight with the assistance of a school administrator.