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Man killed, another injured in shooting at Cleveland Heights' Denison Park

At least two suspects were seen fleeing the area, and police believe they knew the victims.

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — A man is dead and another was injured following a shooting at Cleveland Heights' Denison Park early Tuesday evening.

Cleveland Heights police report that 25-year-old Jeremiah Moore died of a single gunshot wound to the torso. The second victim was shot in the shoulder and is currently hospitalized. 

Officials say the incident occurred at the basketball court near Monticello and South Belvoir Boulevards. Two apparent suspects were later seen fleeing the area, but no arrests have been made at this time. Police say they have identifed one of the two suspects.

Police do not believe the shooting was a random act, adding they think the assailants and victims knew each other. Detectives are currently following up on leads in what is being called "an active investigation."

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to immediately call the Cleveland Heights Police Department at (216) 291-4987.

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