CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating a shooting that occurred downtown Thursday afternoon.
Around 1 p.m., a 23-year-old man was traveling in a vehicle and stopped at a light on West 9th Street at Superior Avenue when a black Nissan Sentra with no plates pulled alongside his vehicle and fired shots, police said.
The 23-year-old man was hit in the hip and EMS transported him to MetroHealth Medical Center in serious condition.
Police said the Nissan fled the scene over the Detroit/Superior bridge.
According to police, the man who was shot appears to have been targeted and investigators said they do not believe it to be a random shooting.
The shooting remains under investigation.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call police or report anonymously via Crimestoppers by calling 216-25-CRIME.
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