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Homicide investigation underway after man shot in head found lying in street in Cleveland

Posted at 5:05 PM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 17:06:40-04

CLEVELAND — A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found shot in the head in Cleveland on Thursday night, according to Cleveland police.

Around 8:50 p.m., officers were called to the area of Woodhill Road and Mount Overlook Avenue for a male lying face down in the street, bleeding, police said.

Officers found a man unresponsive in the street with a gunshot wound to the head. EMS arrived and rendered aid before transporting him to University Hospitals, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

The man has not been identified and there are no suspects at this time, police said.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call 216-623-5464. Anonymous information can be provided via Crimestoppers by calling 216-25-CRIME.