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One hurt, one dead in shooting on Cleveland's east side

Posted at 7:27 AM, Jul 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-04 10:14:24-04

One man was injured and another has died in connection with an overnight shooting on Cleveland's east side.

According to Cleveland police, the shooting happened on the 4260 block of East 128th Street around 3 a.m.

Officers responded to the area after receiving a report of shots fired. When police arrived, they found a man in the front yard of a house with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The second man was transported to University Hospitals for treatment. His condition is unknown. 

Police said the victims were playing basketball with a large group of people when gunfire erupted and the two men were hit.

No further information was provided.