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Man beaten, fatally shot while walking to his car on East 71st Street

Fatal shooting
Posted at 2:29 PM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-22 14:29:33-05

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating after a man was beaten and then fatally shot on the city's East Side Monday.

The shooting happened around 7:45 p.m. in the 2200 block of East 71st Street.

When police arrived, they found 40-year-old Gary Keaton with multiple gunshot wounds.

Police said Keaton was walking to his car, when he was jumped and beaten by unknown people.

He was held at gunpoint by one person, while others went inside of his house and stole some items, according to police.

Keaton was then shot multiple times.

He was transported to University Hospitals, where he later died.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 216-623-5464.