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Man dies from shooting on East 135th Street

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Posted at 5:06 PM, Oct 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-23 20:47:34-04

A man died from a shooting on Cleveland's east side Saturday night. 

Cleveland police responded to a report of shots fired on East 135th Street Saturday evening around 6 p.m. According to police, witnesses said they saw the victim with several males in the area before hearing a single gunshot.

The men left the area immediately and the victim was discovered lying in a driveway. EMS transported the victim to University Hospitals where he died from his injuries from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. 

Members of the Homicide Unit and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiners Office responded to the scene and the case is still under investigation.