CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are canvassing the West Side where a Cleveland Clinic worker was shot and killed last week.
They’re looking for video and witnesses who might be able to help in the search for the killer of Sheila Wallace.
Wallace was walking her dog near McGowan Avenue when she was shot in the head. Wallace’s little black and white dog found near her, police said.
In a strange twist in this case, the woman who found the 58-year-old woman, was shot in the head herself just a few months ago.
“The lady wasn’t responding, when I tried to get her attention, so I told my boyfriend to call 9-11. I sent my son across the street to my brother’s house,” said the woman who is not being identified.
As she recalled the Thursday night incident, she teared up.
“I was lucky, and she wasn’t. It’s hurtful to me. It’s sad that it happened,” the woman said.
Wallace worked at Cleveland Clinic for 11 years. She was an administrative assistant in the Heart and Vascular Institute.
Crime Stoppers is offering $2,500 in connection with this case. Rich McIntosh with Crime Stoppers said reporting a tip to them is always anonymous.
“They may be out there right now, hunting another victim and we have to stop that,” McIntosh said. “Unless the community helps the police solve crimes, there will remain no safe place in Cleveland."
If you have any information about the murder of Sheila Wallace call Crime Stoppers at 216-252-7463 or visit their website.