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Two men were shot near a Maple Heights park Thursday, and police asking witnesses to come forward

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Posted at 10:51 AM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 10:51:48-04

MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — Maple Heights police are asking anyone who may have witnessed a shooting Thursday night near Stafford Park to come forward.

According to police, two 18-year-old men were shot in the 5400 block of Mayville Road just after 8 a.m.

The men were given first aid and then transported to MetroHealth Medical Center.

Authorities said there were witnesses on scene at the time, but everyone scattered when shots were fired.

The shooting is being investigated by police and members of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Maple Heights Police Department Detective Bureau at 216-587-9624 or by emailing Detectives@mhpd-ohio.com. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 216-252-7463.