Son finds his parents shot at their Cleveland auto dealership, couple pronounced dead at the scene

Posted at 12:03 PM, Apr 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-16 00:21:00-04

It would be a devastating find for anyone, but it was the son of the victims who discovered his parents shot inside the auto dealership they owned.

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Police say officers responded to the Mr. Cars Inc. dealership at  726 E. 185th Street just after 10 p.m. Friday. EMS crews were already there, working to revive owners Trina and Michael Kuznik, but it was too late; both were pronounced dead at the scene.

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According to preliminary information, the victims' 19-year-old son went to the lot after unsuccessful attempts to reach them. Finding them shot, he called for help.

Police say "some property was taken from the office area but it is undetermined if any vehicles were taken from the lot."

By Saturday morning, friends were expressing shock and posting condolences on Trina Kuznik's Facebook Page.

Can you help?

  • Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact investigators at 216-623-5464.
  • Anyone with information can also report anonymously through Crimestoppers 216-252-7463.