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Man dies after shooting at Alibi Inn

Posted at 1:20 PM, Mar 15, 2016

A weekend shooting at a Rockwell Avenue bar is being investigated as a homicide after one of the shooting victims died at the hospital. 

According to Cleveland police, 55-year-old James Hennings was pronounced dead at St. Vincent Charity Hospital on Saturday. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide on Monday.

Police said there was an argument inside the Alibi Inn bar around 2 a.m. last Friday when an unknown black male opened fire. 

When officers arrived, they found Hennings with a gunshot wound to the right leg. Some officers assisted with first aid until EMS arrived while others searched for the suspect. 

The shooter was not located.

Another victim, 31-year-old Michael Simms, was found with a gunshot wound to the hand. 

Police are now looking for the suspect. He is described as a black male, approximately 5-foot, 10-inches tall with tattoos on his face. He was wearing all grey clothing and a red hat.

 Anyone with information is asked to call police at 216-623-5318.