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20-year-old man shot dead on Cleveland's east side

Detectives are investigating.
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CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating a fatal shooting that took place Monday evening.

Twenty-year-old Davell Lawson suffered a gunshot wound to the head Lachmont Road and St. Clair Avenue around 7 p.m

He was transported to University Hospitals, where he was pronounced dead.

Lawson was apparently in a Jeep being driven by a 19-year-old friend when shots rang out. The driver was not injured, although he did crash his vehicle into another after accelerating upon hearing the shots.

Not much is known about the suspect at this time, other than that he is a male in his 20s. Detectives are investigating.

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