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Teen shot in head outside party dies

10:57 AM, Mar 24, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- A teenager was shot in the head outside a party early Sunday morning.

The shooting happened just after 1 a.m. on the 1300 block of E. 66th Street. Police say Kortez McRae was involved in a fight inside the E. 66th Street home.

When he went outside, police say the argument was de-escalating. That's when another teen walked up and shot McRae in the head.

McRae was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment, but later died.

Police are looking for a black male, 17, 5'8" and 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hat, grey shirt and blue jeans.

If you have any information about this shooting you are asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Third District Detective Bureau at 216.623.5318.

Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).


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