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Man fatally shot on Cleveland's east side

Posted: 10:30 AM, Aug 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-08 09:34:40-04
Man fatally shot on Cleveland's east side

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Cleveland's east side Tuesday morning.

The victim's age and identity have not been released.

The shooting happened in the 14000 block of St. Clair Avenue around 1 a.m. The victim and a man "exchanged words," the man pulled out a gun and shot the victim in the head, authorities said. The man then fled in a maroon SUV. 

The victim, identified by the medical examiner as Yuri West, 29, was taken to University Hospitals but later died from his wounds, authorities said.

No arrests have been made.