Cleveland: One dead in home invasion shooting

9:56 AM, Dec 23, 2012   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- A 25-year-old man is dead after a shooting on the city's east side.

Around 7:45 p.m., police were called to a home on East 99th Street after Dontel J. Sheeley Sr., 25, was shot during a home invasion. Police responded to the scene along with EMS.

According to witnesses, 2 men forced their way into the home and shot Sheeley 3 times, including shots to the head and chest. The suspects then left the scene.

One shooter is described as a black man with a beard who was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a hat. There was no description given for the second suspect.

Police weren't able to immediately determine whether or not both suspects fired a weapon.

Sheeley was was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS workers.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Cleveland Police Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464.


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