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Cleveland police investigating double-shooting in city's Central neighborhood

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Posted at 3:11 PM, Oct 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-13 16:38:09-04

CLEVELAND — Two men were injured in a shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon in Cleveland.

The shooting occurred in the 2700 block of Cedar Avenue around 1:15 p.m. Both victims are in their 20s, according to police.

Cleveland EMS states that paramedics transported a 27-year-old man from a location nearby. He was transported from the area of East 30th Street and Cedar Avenue.

The man was taken to University Hospitals for treatment. Cleveland EMS said that he was last known to be in serious condition.

Information on the other victim hasn't been released.

It's not known if the person who was transported by EMS near East 30th Street and Cedar Avenue was shot at that location or in the 2700 block of Cedar Avenue.

On nearby East 28th Street, members of the Cleveland Division of Police set up evidence markers for multiple shell casings that were strewn across the street.

Police say that the shooter(s) fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV.

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