According to firefighters, a vigil was held Tuesday night at the home, on Robertson Avenue near East 119th Street
CLEVELAND -- Authorities say a fire overnight Wednesday at a home where a homicide occurred over the weekend was intentionally set.
According to firefighters, a vigil was held Tuesday night at the home, on Robertson Avenue near East 119th Street.
At this time it is unclear if there is a connection between the incidents.
The medical examiner identified the homicide victim as 29-year-old Akeem D. Tidmore.
Police responded to the home around 4:15 a.m. on Sunday and found Tidmore with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A male suspect was arrested, but police have not released information on his identity.
Early reports were that 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.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (216) 252-7463 or text TIP657 plus tip to CRIMES (275637).