FOREST PARK, OH (FOX19) - Customers at a Forest Park bar fled for their lives when a robbery suspect fleeing police entered and starting shooting, according to police.
A surveillance video shows Daimeyon K. Smith, 35, entered the Cruise Inn Sports Bar & Grill on Northland Boulevard in an attempt to flee from police.
According to court records, Smith held up the U.S. Bank on Springfield Pike in Woodlawn on June 6.
He pointed a 9mm handgun at two tellers and ordered them to give him all the $20s and $100s from the cash drawers, investigators with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office wrote in an affidavit.
One of the tellers slipped a GSP tracking unit in with the cash unbeknownst to Smith, they wrote. He took inside a blue gym bag with him as he ran out the door and got into a white Lexus.
Then he led police from multiple agencies on high-speed chase through Woodlawn, Springdale and into Forest Park, the vehicle crashed near Cruise Inn Sports Bar & Grill.
Several officers were closing in on Smith when he ran into the Cruise Inn.
Inside, he fired two rounds at police, Forest Park police wrote in an affidavit. The first bullet struck a customer in the head as he sat at the bar, eating.
Smith ran out a side door into an enclosed patio area, threw his gun into a garbage can and flee out the back gate, the record states. A Hamilton County deputy sheriff immediately took him into custody.
The innocent bystander who was shot, Scott Ramsey, 47, was listed in critical but stable condition at last check at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Smith appeared in Hamilton County Municipal Court on June 8 on charges of attempted murder, aggravated robbery and receiving stolen property.
His bond was set at $1.5 million.
Smith is also wanted in West Virginia on a murder charge.