CLEVELAND -- A man has died after apparently being shot in the face.

According to Cleveland police, the 26-year-old is believed to have been shot about 5:30 p.m. in the area of 938 East 129th St.

The man ran after being shot and was picked up by another individual. The driver of that car flagged down an East Cleveland police car.

East Cleveland officers took him to University Hospitals, where he died.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Cleveland police Homicide Unit at (216) 623-5464.