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3 people dead in Cleveland shooting, suspect arrested

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Posted at 10:06 AM, Nov 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-02 20:01:49-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating a triple shooting that left three people dead early Saturday morning.

The shooting happened in the 7800 block of Lorain Avenue in the city's Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood.

According to police, three individuals were shot in the head.

Two of the victims were pronounced dead at the scene. A woman was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment where she later died from her injuries, police said.

Once on scene, officers learned that the victims were at a party and were shot following a verbal altercation.

A suspect was arrested Saturday afternoon in connection with the shooting, according to the U.S. Marshals Office.

A 25-year-old man was identified by Cleveland police and the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive task Force as the homicide suspect and arrested within 12 hours of the incident, authorities said.

Police believe the man was the shooter and fled the scene after killing two and injuring another. He was arrested in the 9600 block of Sandusky Avenue without incident, according to authorities.