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Cleveland police investigating after man shot to death on city's east side

The search is under way for possible suspects.
Credit: Craig Roberson, 3News
This file photo shows a Cleveland Police Department patrol car.

CLEVELAND — One person is dead following a shooting on Cleveland's east side Thursday night.

Police say the 43-year-old victim was found lying face down near the intersection of Nell Avenue and East 143rd Street around 8:50 p.m. He had been shot multiple times and was rushed to University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

3News is not currently able to confirm the identity of the victim, and authorities have yet to release any information on possible suspects. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to immediately contact the Cleveland Division of Police at (216) 623-1234.

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