Man found dead on Cleveland street

CLEVELAND -- Authorities say a 47-year-old man was murdered early Tuesday morning on Forest Avenue at E. 112th Street.

Officers responded to the scene shortly after midnight for reports of shots fired.

Upon their arrival, police found the man dead in the street with a gunshot wound to the back.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim as Jock Oliver.

Preliminary investigation reveals the victim was outside working on a vehicle when witnesses say he was approached by a male who pointed a gun at him and opened fire.

No further details have been provided.

Anybody with information is asked to call police at 216-623-5464.


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