Young man identified in Cleveland homicide

CLEVELAND - A young man is the latest victim of violence on Cleveland's east side.
 
Police report finding a 19-year-old dead along Woodland Avenue, outside the Morris Black Estates housing complex, around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.
 
In an update Sunday evening, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office identifies him as Tyrec Lamont Clinkscales. They describe him as a 19 year old black male.
 
Police responded to the scene on Woodland for reports of shots fired, and found Clinkscales upon arrival. They reported him as lying between two cars on top of a handgun.
 
Police tell WKYC they think the victim exchanged gunfire with two suspects who then fled the scene by car. The descriptions of those cars is still unknown.
 
Cleveland police are urging anyone with information to come forward to investigators. The number to contact them is (216)-623-5464.

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