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Man fatally shot in Cleveland's West Boulevard neighborhood

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Posted at 7:59 AM, Aug 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 08:50:03-04

CLEVELAND — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that happened Friday evening in Cleveland’s West Boulevard neighborhood.

The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 9700 block of Denison Avenue.

When police arrived, officers found the man on the ground with a gunshot wound to his torso. Officers administered first aid until EMS arrived. The man, identified as Kellen May, 29, was then transported to a nearby hospital and later died, according to the medical examiner.

A witness told police that the man was walking down the street when an unknown person shot him and then drove off in a light-colored SUV, authorities said.

No additional information has been released.

The shooting remains under investigation.