Police respond to shootings on Cleveland's east and west sides

Posted at 7:06 AM, Oct 25, 2017

Cleveland police responded to multiple shootings on the east and west side of the city Wednesday morning.

One shooting happened in front of the Westenders Tavern on the 11600 block of Lorain Avenue around 12:48 a.m.

 EMS was doing CPR when the victim was transported.

Aaron Mason, 32, of South Euclid, was shot in the stomach and was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died from his injuries, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office.

Cleveland police are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

On East 152nd Street and Lakeshore Boulevard around 1:21 a.m., a shooting left shattered glass scattered all over the road.

Police collected ten bullet casings from the shooting. Investigators believe someone shot this minivan while stopped at a traffic light.

The driver tried to drive away but crashed into a utility pole. The victim, a 29-year-old man, suffered a gunshot wound to the hand and a graze wound to his temple.

The victim was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment.

In separate incidents, a man was shot in the leg on Kinsman Road and another man was shot in the back and shoulder on Bartfield Avenue.