Suspect in shooting at Bedford car dealership released on bond

Police say Andrew Mach shot customer Brian Headen Jr. on the job at Hyundai of Bedford
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Published: Aug. 30, 2022 at 1:58 PM EDT
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BEDFORD, Ohio (WOIO) - The car dealership employee accused of shooting a customer was back in Bedford Municipal Court on Tuesday.

Bedford police said Andrew Mach shot the customer at around 1:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon at Hyundai of Bedford on Rockside Road.

First responders found the customer on the ground in the parking lot with a gunshot wound to his left hip area. He was taken by paramedics to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment.

The victim, Brian Headon Jr. requested a restraining order against Mach and Judge Brian J. Melling granted the order of protection. Per the terms, Mach has to turn in all firearms and ammunition to Bedford Police in 7 days and have no contact with the victim.

Mach pleaded not guilty to felonious assault and was released on a $100,000 bond.

Hyundai of Bedford has not replied to 19 News’ questions about Mach’s employment status or policies on firearms in the workplace.

The case is bound over to Cuyahoga County and a Grand Jury will decide what’s next. Count on 19 News to bring all the latest developments on-air and online.