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Cleveland police investigating after 2 men shot, 1 fatally, on city's West Side

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Posted at 10:36 AM, Jul 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-05 13:03:00-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating after two people were shot, one fatally, on the city’s West Side Saturday night.

Around 9:40 p.m., EMS responded to the 3800 block of West 152nd Street.

A 58-year-old man and a 57-year-old man were transported to nearby hospitals, both in critical condition, EMS said.

The 57-year-old suffered from a gunshot wound to his chest and was pronounced dead at the hospital, police
said.

The other man also suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and remains at MetroHealth Medical Center, according to police.

A 57-year-old woman was also injured after she was pistol-whipped in the eye, police said.

Police said a 23-year-old suspect was taken into custody after he fought with the officers and bit them.

During the investigation, police learned that the individuals were all attending a Fourth of July party at the home when the 23-year-old man began arguing with the 57-year-old man, pulled a gun from his waistband and shot him before shooting the other man and the woman at the home.

Officers obtained a search warrant of the suspect's residence and discovered additional weapons and ammunition.

The shooting remains under investigation.