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Cleveland Police seek information in fatal shooting of unidentified man on city's east side

Police do not have any information on a suspect or a potential motive at this time.

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Police are seeking the public's help solving the murder of an unidentified man. 

On January 29, just after 9 a.m., officials responded to the 700 block of East 131 street for reports of a dead body behind an abandoned home. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead by EMS. 

According to reports, a neighbor located the victim and called police. A second neighbor recalled hearing gunshots in the area the night before, however, police were unable to locate any witnesses to the shooting. 

Police do not have any information on a suspect or a potential motive at this time. Additionally, no arrests have been made. 

Anyone with any information on this crime is asked to contact investigators at 216-623-5464. Anonymous information can be provided via crimestoppers by calling 216-25-CRIME.