17-year-old found dead near abandoned buildings in East Cleveland idenitifed

Posted at 10:27 AM, Aug 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-22 09:47:37-04

The medical examiner has identified the teenage girl found dead on 1st Avenue in East Cleveland on Saturday.

East Cleveland Detective Commander Scott Gardner said officers were called to the area for a report of shots fired. When they arrived, they found a girl who had been shot and was unresponsive. 

According to Gardner, the 17-year-old was found off Hayden Avenue, where there's nothing but abandoned buildings. 

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner identified the woman as Breanna Nicole Fluitt of Cleveland.