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A 67-year-old is dead after two men are shot in a Cleveland backyard

Posted: 9:27 AM, Jul 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-27 10:10:15-04
Man shot and killed in backyard, another injured
Man shot and killed in backyard, another injured

Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another person injured in the backyard of a Cleveland home on Thursday.

Authorities arrived on the 9310 block of Way Avenue around 6 p.m., where they found two people in the backyard with gunshot wounds. A 67-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to the back. He was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died, police said.

A second victim, a man in his 50s, had a gunshot wound to the hip. He underwent surgery at MetroHealth. His condition is unknown.

Police say a suspect arrived at the home on Way Avenue to demand money. The suspect, who is described as a 6-foot-1 man wearing a red hoodie and gold teeth, shot both the victims before fleeing on foot, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 216-623-5464.