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20-year-old man killed outside of a Cleveland market

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Posted at 8:42 AM, Nov 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-18 08:17:53-05

A 20-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday night outside of a Cleveland market. 

The man, who was identified as Dominic Rutherford of East Cleveland, was found lying in the lot of the Convenient Food Mart in the  9100 block of Denison Avenue with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to a Cleveland police news release. 

Officers rendered first aid to Rutherford before he was taken to MetroHealth Hospital. He later died. 

Witnesses told police Rutherford was standing in the lot after having an altercation with members in a red SUV and was then seen running away from the vehicle in the lot. Moments later, the Rutherford was shot by the occupant(s) of the vehicle, the news release said. 

The shooting is under investigation.