Nadia Williams shot, killed by IHOP security guard during scuffle in Cleveland Heights

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio - A 25-year-old woman was shot and killed during a scuffle at an IHOP in Cleveland Heights early Saturday.

According to Cleveland Heights police, a group of four females were acting out inside the restaurant around 2:50 a.m. when they were escorted outside by a security guard employed by the International House of Pancakes.

While being escorted out of the building, an altercation broke out at the front entrance of the restaurant. Police said the security guard was knocked to the ground and his weapon discharged. Nadia Williams, 25, of Cleveland, was shot in the head.

Williams was transported to University Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The security guard and three other women involved were taken into custody and transported to the Cleveland Heights Police Department for questioning.

NewsChannel5 spoke with the father of Nadia Williams, Jimmie Williams, Sunday night. He said his other daughter, who was present at the time of the shooting, told him a different version of the night's events that have not yet been confirmed by police.

The matter remains under investigation. Keep checking for more information.

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