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Cleveland police investigating 5 shootings in 10-hour span

Posted at 12:58 PM, Jun 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 11:58:45-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating five shootings that occurred between Saturday afternoon and early Sunday morning across the city.

At 4 p.m., officers responded to the area of West 100th Street and Denison Avenue where a 22-year-old man had been shot in the hand. He was transported to MetroHealth Hospital. Police said two individuals believed to be involved in the shooting fled the scene.

Police were later called to the 1300 block of West 54th Street around 8 p.m. where they found a 63-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg. He was transported to a nearby hospital. An individual was taken into custody, according to police.

A few hours later, officers responded to the 11100 block of Euclid Avenue and found a 25-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his left side and abdomen. He was taken to a nearby hospital by a private vehicle, police said.

Early Sunday morning, police returned to Euclid Avenue, this time in the 11000 block, where they found an 18-year-old female who had been shot in the thigh. Police said the shooting happened in the area of East 173rd Street and Saint Clair Avenue. The 18-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital by private auto, according to police.

An hour later, officers were called to the 6200 block of Haltnorth Walk where they found 54-year-old Marvin Marsh, who had been shot in the chest. EMS transported the man to a nearby hospital where he later died, authorities said.

All of the incidents remain under investigation.