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Cleveland police investigating shooting that left man dead, woman hurt

Posted at 8:59 PM, Jun 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-24 07:45:51-04

Cleveland police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and one woman hurt.

It happened early Saturday morning at 2:20 am in the 6200 block of Superior Avenue.

The female victim told investigators that she and the male victim were sitting on the front porch of a home in the area when another male ran past them. Shots were then fired from an unknown location striking the woman in the buttocks and the male in the torso.

Both victims were transported to University Hospital were the male was pronounced dead.

According the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s office, the male has been identified as William Johnson, 35 of Cleveland.  The name of the 53-year-old woman shot has not been released.

At this time, no arrest have been made.

The Cleveland Police Homicide Unit is asking anyone with information to contact them at 216-621-1234.