NewsLocal NewsCleveland Metro

Actions

Cleveland police investigating double homicide on West 54th Street and Storer Avenue

W54 Storer 2x homicide 2.jpg
Posted at 6:24 AM, Mar 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-17 08:51:37-04

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating a double homicide on the city’s West Side Tuesday.

Officers responded just after 1:00 a.m. to West 54th Street and Storer Avenue.

A spokesperson for Cleveland EMS confirmed one man in the driver's seat and one woman in the passenger's seat were found with gunshot wounds.

Officers administered first aid until EMS arrived. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The victims were identified as Stephanie Lee, 29, of Cleveland and Alonszo Lewis, 33, of Cleveland.

W54 Storer 2x homicide 1.jpg
Cleveland police investigating a double homicide on the city's West Side.

News 5 photojournalist Mike Vielhaber captured officers looking through the windows of cars in the area of the shooting.

W54 Storer 2x homicide.jpg
Cleveland police investigating a double homicide on the city's West Side.

Two neighbors said they heard approximately 10 shots outside but didn’t see anything.

Police identified a person as the possible shooter. A handgun and narcotics were found on the person of interest, who is detained at this time.

The homicide remains under investigation.

Download the News 5 Cleveland app now for more stories from us, plus alerts on major news, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and much more. Download now on your Apple device here, and your Android device here.

You can also catch News 5 Cleveland on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We're also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.