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22-year-old man shot and killed on East Boulevard in Cleveland

Posted: 9:09 AM, Sep 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-17 11:26:59-04
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CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating a shooting that killed a man on Tuesday night in Cleveland's Hough neighborhood.

Shortly after 10 a.m., police responded to the 1460 block of East Boulevard for reports of shots fired.

A 22-year-old man was found with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken by EMS to University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

A second victim, a 27-year-old man, suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. He was taken to University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center with his injuries unknown at this time.

Preliminary information from a witness said two men wearing all black clothing opened fire on the two victims before fleeing the scene on foot.

The homicide remains under investigation. No further information was released at this time.