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19-year-old man shot at gas station on Cleveland's East Side

Over 40 evidence markers at scene that a witness described as sounding like 'Desert Storm'
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Posted at 3:40 PM, Oct 25, 2023

Cleveland Police detectives are investigating a shooting that left a man dead Wednesday afternoon on the border of the city's Glenville and Forest Hills neighborhoods.

It happened at a gas station in the 11100 block of St. Clair Avenue.

Police told News 5 that 19-year-old Kareem Dotson had been shot.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A News 5 photographer said a body could be seen down between gas pumps. Police put down more than 40 evidence markers.

A witness told News 5 that they heard multiple gunshots from a rifle, and it sounded like "Desert Storm."

No further details were immediately available.

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