CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – David McDaniel, 18, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday on charges related to the deadly shooting of a Cleveland police officer and a civilian.
McDaniel is accused of murdering Detective James Skernivitz, 53, and civilian Scott Dingess, 50, while they sat in the detective’s vehicle around 10 p.m. on Sept. 3 in the area of W. 65th Street and Storer Avenue.
The Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted McDaniel on a number of charges, including, four counts of aggravated murder.
His bond is set at $3 million.
There are four other suspects charged in connection to the murders.
A 17-year-old male and a 15-year-old Cleveland male are charged with 11 counts, including, aggravated murder, aggravated robbery and felonious assault.
Both have pleaded not guilty and will be back in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court on Oct. 27.
Two other adults, Brittany Cremeans, 24, and Antonio Darby, 27, are charged with obstructing justice and tampering with evidence.
They will be arraigned on Oct. 1.