Cleveland: 16-year-old shot to death on East 140th

10:05 PM, Nov 29, 2012   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- A 16-year-old dies after being shot multiple times.

Around 6 p.m. Thursday, Cleveland Police were called to 3462 East 140th Street for reports of someone shot.

When police arrived, they found a 16-year-old shot many times in the apartment bedroom.

EMS pronounced the teen dead at the scene.

Police tell Channel 3 News that witnesses saw the 16-year-old being pursued by the shooter outside of the apartment. They both entered and the suspect shot the teen many times.

Witnesses describe the shooter as:

  • black 
  • late teens/early 20's
  • wearing a blue jumpsuit and grey hoodie
  • armed with a black 9mm handgun

This case is still under investigation.  Anyone who may know anything is urged to call the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464. Anonymous tips can be provided to Crimestoppers.

 

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