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Man shot near East 157th and Holmes Avenue

7:41 PM, Jun 16, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- A man was shot Sunday evening near East 157th and Holmes Avenue.

According to the Cleveland Police Department, around 6:30 p.m., the radio dispatch received a call for a man shot at E. 157th Street & Holmes Avenue.

Once on the scene, officers located a 50-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center by EMS, where he is being treated for his injuries. 

The preliminary investigation reveals that the victim was shot by a black man wearing red pants and white shoes.

After shooting the victim, the suspect ran off.

Fifth District Officers are currently touring the area for the suspect. 

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information in connection with this incident contact the Fifth District Detective Bureau at 216.623.5518.

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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