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Man fatally shot in Cleveland's Mt. Pleasant neighborhood

Posted at 3:21 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 15:21:37-04

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old man in the city’s Mt. Pleasant neighborhood.

According to authorities, officers were working a crash near East 142nd Street and Kinsman Road when they heard gunshots nearby.

When officers arrived at East 142nd and Kinsman, several cars were driving away, and a man was found on the ground, police said. He appeared to have sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

Officers administered first aid until EMS arrived and transported the man to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released.

Police said that a preliminary investigation indicated that the shooter drove off in a bronze-colored Buick Regal. The car was found later after someone crashed it into a tree in the 13400 block of Melzer Avenue.

No arrests have been made at this time and no further information has been released.

The matter remains under investigation.

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