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.
Download the News 5 Cleveland app now for more stories from us, plus alerts on major news, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and much more. Download now on your Apple device here, and your Android device here.
You can also catch News 5 Cleveland on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We're also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.