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35-year-old man fatally shot in Garfield Heights early Thursday morning

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Posted at 11:37 AM, Dec 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-17 11:37:35-05

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — The Garfield Heights Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 35-year-old man.

At around 12:13 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to the 4900 block of East 141st Street for a homicide. They found the victim, later identified by the medical examiner as David Young, 35, of Garfield Heights, dead at the scene. It appears he had been shot, police said.

A man who was at the scene was taken into custody in connection with the incident, authorities said.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is assisting GHPD with the case.

Police haven’t released any details regarding the man in custody.

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