20-year-old man shot near Cleveland nightclub taken to hospital in critical condition

Posted at 10:52 AM, Jul 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-23 10:57:44-04

Shots rang out from a crowd on Sunday morning around 2:30 a.m. near a Cleveland nightclub.

Dale, the night manager at Crazy Horse, told News 5 that a man ran across the street towards Crazy Horse after he was pursued by two to three other individuals as multiple shots were fired.

The 20-year-old male victim fell to the ground and the other individuals fled east on St. Clair.

The shooting escalated across the street near Medusa on St. Clair Avenue and E. 13th Street.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest where he was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition, according to EMS.

Police continue to investigate the shooting.