CLEVELAND - Cleveland Police are investigating a fatal shooting at the parking lot in front of the Burlington Coat Factory at Steelyard Commons.
Officers found a 30-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head in his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect fled the area and Cleveland Police are engaged in a search.
Steelyard Commons is operated by First Interstate Properties. Executive Vice President Chris Goodrich sent out the following statement on Friday evening:
Steelyard Commons is working with Cleveland Police to investigate the shooting that occurred at Steelyard Commons at approximately 3PM on Friday, October 27, 2017. At this time, we do not have any details about this isolated incident. We want to thank the local safety forces that responded so quickly and our own security team that followed the protocols we have in-place at Steelyard Commons. We are cooperating with the police to determine how this event occurred.
Our first priority is to provide a safe, family-friendly shopping experience for everyone who visits Steelyard Commons, as we have for more than a decade.
WATCH: WKYC Channel 3's Dorsena Drakeford filed this report on Facebook Live from the parking lot at Steelyard Commons:
This is a developing story.
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