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Woman killed, another injured in shooting outside business on Elmwood Avenue in Cleveland

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Posted at 6:17 PM, Nov 25, 2021

CLEVELAND — A woman was killed and another woman was injured after a shooting that led to a crash on Cleveland's West Side on Thanksgiving, according to the Cleveland Division of Police.

Officers responded at 2:25 a.m. to the 12500 block of Elmwood Avenue where a vehicle had crashed.

A 26-year-old woman was found with multiple gunshot wounds inside the car. She was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

A 23-year-old woman was also found with multiple gunshot wounds. She was also transported to MetroHealth. Her condition is unknown.

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Scene of homicide on Elmwood Avenue.

Preliminary information indicated that the 26-year-old woman was a former employee and the 23-year-old woman is a current employee of a business on Elmwood Avenue.

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Scene of homicide on Elmwood Avenue.

Police said there was a verbal fight between the two victims and another employee. Shots were heard in the area.

A person of interest has been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 216-623-5464.

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