Man shot and killed on East 43rd

Posted at 5:57 PM, Dec 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-05 06:28:40-05

A man was shot and killed on East 43rd Street early morning. 

After arriving at the scene around 8 a.m., Cleveland police rendered first aid to the victim, 41-year-old Nakika Burston, until EMS transported him to MetroHealth Medical Center. 

Burston later died from his injuries. 

According to police, 40-year-old Jermaine Burkes came to Burston's home over a drug dispute and later shot him. Burkes was arrested a short time later.

The Homicide Unit and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiners Office arrived at the scene, and the incident is still under investigation.