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23-year-old man fatally shot near park on Cleveland's east side

Posted at 10:30 AM, Jun 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-22 14:23:46-04

A man was fatally shot near Duggan Park on Cleveland's east side late Thursday night.

The shooting happened on the 18200 block of Olympia Road around 11:40 p.m., police said. The victim was identified as Andre Wilson Jr., 23, of Bedford, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner.

According to authorities, Wilson was hanging out with a large group of people near the park when a single shot was fired by an unknown person. When police arrived they found Wilson lying on the sidewalk next to a vehicle with a gunshot wound to his torso. Wilson was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.

No suspect information has been released and no arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 216-623-5464.