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Cleveland police looking for shooting suspect considered armed and dangerous

Posted at 2:33 PM, Apr 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-27 14:33:55-04

Cleveland police are looking for a fugitive accused of shooting two men during a robbery on Wednesday.

According to authorities, 23-year-old Denzel Pillers was in a car with the victims near the East 72nd Street bridge when he pulled out a gun, demanded money and shot them. Police said the victims jumped out of the vehicle and it sped off. 

The victims were taken to University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center for treatment. One of the victims is in critical condition, according to a police report.

Pillers was last seen in a beige colored SUV with an unknown female driving. He stands around 6-foot-tall and weighs around 235 pounds.

Pillers was charged with felonious assault and aggravated robbery.

Police said he should be considered armed and dangerous.