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Five victims, one dead, in east side shooting overnight

Posted at 11:42 AM, Dec 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-24 11:45:28-05

One person is dead and four others were shot at overnight on Cleveland's east side.

A man in his 20s was given emergency treatment on scene after he was shot around 1 a.m. in the 600 block of E. 115 St. The victim was taken to University Hospitals by EMS and pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation shows the victim and another person were walking on E. 115 St. when a vehicle drove by and someone inside fired in their direction. The victim was shot in the back while the other person used a park car to take cover.

A third person was sitting in her car in her driveway when bullets hit her car and shattered her rearview window. 

A fourth person was in her home and told police plaster fell from the walls. She was not injured.

A fifth person's car was also hit.

Members of the Homicide Unit and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office responded to the scene.

This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information should call investigators at 216-623-5464.