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Cleveland police investigating fatal shooting at dice game on abandoned property

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Posted at 10:48 AM, May 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-28 10:48:32-04

CLEVELAND — A 21-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday during a dice game at an abandoned property in Cleveland’s South Broadway neighborhood.

The shooting happened in the 7800 block of New York Avenue around 11:35 p.m., according to Cleveland police.

Authorities haven’t released the victim’s name.

Witnesses said there were people playing what appeared to be dice on the property and shots were fired, police said.

The victim was treated on scene by officers until EMS arrived and was then transported to MetroHealth where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made.