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34-year-old man dead after being shot in Cleveland

Posted at 9:18 PM, Feb 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-08 21:18:42-05

Police were called to the intersection of E. 55th St. and Blanche Ave. Thursday evening when a man was found down in the street with a gunshot wound.

The 34-year-old victim was found around 5:30 p.m. with head trauma and taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the victim had a pacemaker.

The cause of death has not been determined. The Homicide Unit and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office were called to the scene and to the hospital to investigate.