3 shootings in Cleveland overnight, 4 victims

Posted at 1:46 PM, May 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-04 13:46:34-04

Three shootings with four gunshot victims took place overnight in Cleveland, according to police on Wednesday.

After four men were kicked out of Joe D's Third World Lounge, they came back with guns and began shooting at the building, inuring two men, according to police's witness reports.

When officers responded to 13411 Miles Avenue, they found a 39 year-old-man with a gunshot wound in his thigh. The victim was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center in his own vehicle. Medics transported a second man, 35, with a gunshot wound in his back to University Hospital.
In an incident near E. 131st Street and Union Avenue, a 16-year-old was found with gunshot wounds in his wrist and buttock, according to police.
EMS transported the teenager to University Hospital.
The victim was walking southbound on E. 131st Street when he reportedly heard gunshots. He told police that he then turned and ran north but and did not see who fired the shots.
In a third incident, officers reported finding a 25-year-old man with gunshot wounds on his side, forearm and buttock when they responded to 6703 Herman Avenue. Police performed first aid until EMS arrived and transported him to MetroHealth.
Before police arrived, an unknown man had unsuccessfully attempted to help the victim.
Police information shows the victim was shot in the area of W 67th Street and Herman Avenue.