CLEVELAND -- One person is dead after an early morning shooting in the 10100 block of Hilgert Avenue.
Police say it was around 2:48 a.m. Tuesday when they responded to the scene where a man with gunshot wounds to his body was found lying on the front porch.
He was pronounced dead at the scene, marking Cleveland's first murder of the new year.
Preliminary investigation, according to police, shows that the victim's front door was kicked in before he was shot.
The victim's identity has not been released, pending notification of family.
Anybody with information connected to the incident is asked to contact the Cleveland Police homicide unit at 216-623-5464. Anonymous tips can be given by calling 216-363-7463.