Cleveland: Bystander who was shot, killed is ID'ed

CLEVELAND -- One man is dead and another has been arrested after an overnight shooting on the city's east side.

The Medical Examiner identified the victim as 29-year-old Akeem D. Tidmore.

Police responded to Robertson Rd. near E. 119th St. around 4:15 a.m. on Sunday.

They found Tidmore with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A male suspect was arrested, but there is no information on his identity at this time.

Early reports says the suspect got into an altercation with individuals and drew his gun. During a struggle, the gun went off, striking Tidmore.

Police do not believe Tidmore was an intended target.

Cleveland Police and the Cuyahoga County Coroner were on scene investigating around a home on Robertson Rd.

The investigation is still ongoing.



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