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44-year-old man dies after shooting inside home in Cleveland's Clark-Fulton neighborhood

Posted at 9:31 AM, Dec 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-24 09:39:41-05

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating after a 44-year-old man was shot, killed on Monday inside a home in Cleveland's Clark-Fulton neighborhood, according to a report from the Cleveland Police Department.

On Monday at around 11:37 p.m., officers responded to the 3400 block of West 49th Street for two people shot. Upon arrival, police and EMS administered aid to both victims, a 44-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman.

Both victims were transported to MetroHealth Medical Center, where the 44-year-old man was pronounced dead after receiving a gunshot wound to the chest. The 36-year-old woman was treated and released.

On scene, officers learned the alleged shooter was invited into the residence, where an argument started between the shooter and the victim.

The 44-year-old man was shot in the chest. The alleged shooter then fired shots at the female victim, striking her in the leg. The alleged shooter then fled the scene.

No arrests have been made at this time, according to police.

This homicide marks the 118th deadly shooting of the year, according to police. This homicide remains under investigation.