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Big questions remain in Cleveland homicide that lead police to Mayor Jackson's home

Posted at 10:56 PM, Aug 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-29 23:38:54-04

CLEVELAND — So far, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Cleveland Police Headquarters have been unwilling to to comment, or explain why homicide detective ended up at the Mayor's east side home, after an August 28 murder on Clark Avenue.

News 5 made multiple attempts to get comment but so far we have been given no explanation, after police sources told News 5 the plates on the getaway car came back to being registered to one of the Mayor's grandsons.

Police and homicide detectives swarmed the Mayor's home shortly after the shooting outside a barbershop at Clark Avenue, near West 50th Street.

Police sources said they interviewed a teen they picked up from the Mayor's home, but then later released him.

The police activity at the Mayor's home taking place after police sources said a blue Volkswagen was spotted at the scene of the fatal shooting and was registered to someone living at the Mayor's home.

Police sources said the car's owner later showed-up at the Mayor's house after the shooting, but without the car.

Police sources also confirmed a car was later towed from the Mayor's home.

Investigators said 30-year-old Antonio Parra was shot and killed after two men in hoodies walked up to him and opened fire.

Police said a 29-year-old was arrested after the shooting, but has still not been charged.

Police sources confirmed investigators are looking for a second person in this case, which they said is still an open investigation.

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