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Willoughby Hills police investigating after man shot during carjacking

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Posted at 10:08 PM, Jan 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-13 22:08:03-05

WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio  — Willoughby Hills police are investigating after a man was shot during a carjacking.

Police said they were called to Willoughby Hills Towers after 7:15 p.m.

Police said a 65-year-old man was standing by his 2010 black Ford Fusion when a man in his early 20s showed a semi-automatic pistol and shot the man.

The man fled the scene in the victim's vehicle, along with a person driving a red pickup truck that he arrived in.

The man who stole the vehicle reportedly struck several vehicles in the parking lot.

The 65-year-old man was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said both vehicles reportedly fled east on Chardon Road towards Bishop Road and Interstate 90.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 440-942-9111.