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Police investigating after 20-year-old man shot dead on Cleveland's East Side

Posted at 3:08 PM, Jul 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-09 19:27:11-04

CLEVELAND — Police are investigating after a man was found dead with a gunshot wound in Cleveland’s South-Collinwood neighborhood Tuesday afternoon. It's the sixth homicide in Cleveland since the 4th of July.

Officers were called to the 900 block of East 147th Street around 2:30 p.m. where they found a 20-year-old man who had been shot, according to police.

The man, later identified as Joseph King, was pronounced dead on the scene, according to authorities.

Homicide detectives were notified. The incident is currently under investigation.