3 shot, 2 in custody after Cleveland club fight

Posted at 7:29 AM, Dec 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-21 05:36:56-05

Three people were shot and two were taken into custody after a fight broke out near a concert club on the city’s West side early Sunday morning, police sources tell

Police have identified the victims as 20-year-old Devin Allen, 19-year-old Jordan Meade and Michei Jones. Jones' age is unknown.

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Sources said Cleveland Police and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department responded to the incident at around 2:20 a.m.

All three victims are expected to recover. One was struck in both legs and his genitals, a second was struck in his chest, buttocks, spine and left knee and the third was struck in his stomach, ankle and thigh.

Police were able to treat the victims before EMS arrived using their First Aid kits. 

The fight began outside Odeon Concert Club, located at 1290 Old River Road, and continued north on Old River Road when three people were shot near the intersection of West 10th Street and Main Avenue.

Two men were taken into custody for police questioning.

"It’s just scary," said an Akron resident who witnessed the incident. She did not want to be identified. "We try to avoid situations like that by going to places that seem safe, and to see something like that it was just terrifying.”

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The night club has been closed but opened for a special event Saturday, police said.

NOTE: Initially it was reported that four people were shot; Sunday, police clarified that there were three victims.


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