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Mother, son arrested in Cleveland Heights shooting

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Alexander Royes (Source: Cleveland Heights Police) Alexander Royes (Source: Cleveland Heights Police)
Tonya Brown-Gaston (Source: Cleveland Heights Police) Tonya Brown-Gaston (Source: Cleveland Heights Police)
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) -

Police have arrested a mother and her son for the shooting of a 22-year-old man in Cleveland Heights.

The shooting happened on Bluestone Road on Saturday afternoon.

Demetrius Burkes was shot in the chest and is in critical condition.

Cleveland Heights police tell 19 Action News Alexander Royes, the gunman, is charged with attempted aggravated murder and aggravated robbery.

Royes' mother, Tonya Brown-Gaston, is also in custody and charged with obstructing justice.

The motive appears to be robbery.

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