Cleveland police investigating after a dead body was discovered on the city's west side

Cleveland Police Homicide Unit are investigating after finding the dead body of an unknown male in the 8700 block of Detroit Avenue early Sunday morning.

According to authorities, officers responded to the area in the city's Cudell neighborhood at 7:00 a.m.

The victim appears to be a transgender black male who suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach.

Authorities say the victim did not have any personal belongings to help assist with identification.

Anyone with information on the homicide or the possible identity of the victim is asked to call Cleveland Homicide Detectives at (216) 621-1234.

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