Cleveland: Men robbed, one dies from injuries

5:26 PM, May 8, 2012   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- One man is talking to police and a second man has died from his injuries at MetroHealth Medical Center after a robbery and shooting just after noon Tuesday.

Police were called to W. 84th Street and Detroit Avenue for a shooting.

They found the passenger, a 20-year-old, with multiple gunshot wounds and he was taken by EMS to MetroHealth.

Just before 5:30 p.m., police said that he died at MetroHealth from his injuries.

Police are not releasing his name yet. Police say the driver is talking with police.

The preliminary investigation, according to police, is that the driver and another man were sitting in a car parked at W. 84th & Detroit when two men tried to rob them.

The two suspects pulled out handguns, shot the passenger, and ran off.

A handgun was recovered from the car. Police don't know if anyone from the vehicle returned fire.

Police describe the suspects as  in their 20s, with one wearing a white shirt and blue jeans and the other wearing all black.

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information about this incident to contact the Second District Detective Bureau at 216.623.5218.


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