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Cleveland: Drive-by kills teen on east side

10:26 PM, Jan 29, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND --  A 19-year-old is dead Tuesday night after being shot at while in his car.

Police tell Channel 3 that the shooting happened just before 4:30 p.m. on East 131st Street and Austin Avenue.

DeAndre Nickerson and four passengers were stopped at a stop sign at the intersection when a gold Chrysler pulled up next the car and began firing.

Multiple shots were fired into the car, hitting Nickerson, before the suspect took off. None of the passengers in the car were hit.

Nickerson was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

Police are witnesses to come forward with information by calling the Homicide Unit at 216.623.5464. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).


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