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2 people dead, two others injured in shooting on West 25th Street at Barber Avenue

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Posted at 7:17 AM, Apr 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-22 18:21:40-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating after two people were killed and two others were injured in a shooting on West 25th Street early Monday morning.

The shooting happened at about 12:43 a.m. in the parking lot of Club Alma Yaucana on West 25th Street and Barber Avenue.

When police arrived, they found two men and a woman on ground with gunshot wounds.

Police say the shooting left two people dead, a 31-year-old female hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the thigh and a fourth person, who police say is the suspected shooter, hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner identified one of the victims as Giovanni Santana Rojas, 36, of Cleveland. The second victim was 32-year-old Esteban Lebron, who was shot in the neck and was pronounced dead at MetroHealth Medical Center, police say.

Police said the suspected shooter is in custody, but News 5 is not naming him until charges have been filed.

Investigators on scene learned a verbal fight started inside Club Alma Yaucana. Patrons inside were ushered out as the club was closing. Once outside a man was threatening individuals with a handgun. Witnesses told police that they heard multiple shots fired.

The shooting remains under investigation.