A retired Navy S.E.A.L. and 44-yo veteran, Christopher Heben, drove himself to the police station the night he was shot by speeding vehicle in the parking lot.
Heben went to likely shop for groceries and was struck in the abdomen by a bullet in the grocery lot of The Mustard Seed Market & Cafe located at 3885 W. Market St. in Akron, OH.
Heben said he tried to follow the shooters’ vehicle, “a gray, low-profile sports car with a raised spoiler on the trunk, black rims and dark tinted side and back windows,” as reported to the Beacon Journal Staff.
Heben who served from 1996 to 2006 is unlikely motivated from coming out about who attempted to take his life due to the threat to national security.
Since the death of Osama Bin Laden, this latest attempt to kill adds to a pattern in which strange deaths of Navy SEAL team members met untimely ends.
Police Chief Michael McNeely said Thursday that Heben continues to help investigators. No suspects have been publicly identified.
“We’re making progress,” McNeely said. “We hope to conclude the investigation real soon.”
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Beacon Journal staff report