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Police: 39-year-old beaten, killed on Superior Avenue Tuesday evening; two suspects in custody

When police arrived on the scene, they found the victim lying on the ground unconscious. He was later pronounced deceased at a nearby hospital.

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: The video in the player above is from an unrelated, recently published story. 

The Cleveland Division of Police is searching for two unidentified suspects today after a man was killed during a fight Tuesday evening.

The incident happened around 7:47 p.m. when officers responded to the 7300 block of Superior Avenue for reports of a fight. Upon arrival at the scene, police located a 39-year-old man unconscious on the ground. 

According to officials, several officers began providing first aid to the male victim until EMS was able to arrive and transport the man to University Hospitals, where he was later pronounced deceased. 

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The Cleveland Division of Police's Homicide Unit responded to the scene and an initial investigation found that two male suspects approached the victim's vehicle, pulled him from the car, and assaulted him until he was unconscious. 

The two suspects originally fled the scene but were later arrested by officers. 

Officials tell 3News that the matter remains under investigation at this time. 

No other information is currently available. 

This is a developing story. Check back with 3News for updates.


Editor's note: The video in the player above is from a story published on Jan. 4, 2021.