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Cleveland: Two men shot at gas station identified

3:06 PM, Jan 1, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- Tuesday at 2:20 a.m., police received a call for shots fired in the area of E. 71st Street and Harvard Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers located two men with a gunshot wounds. EMS was at the scene and took the victims to MetroHealth Medical Center, where they are being treated for their injuries.

The preliminary investigation reveals that a fight broke out at the gas station.

During the fight, police say a light-complexioned black man produced a handgun and fired several shots into the crowd, hitting both victims.

Both victims stated that they were not involved in the fight.

Brandon Williams, 20, of Cleveland, had a gunshot wound to the back. Shaquille Authur, 18, of Cleveland, had a gunshot wound to left shoulder.

The suspect is described as a light-complexioned man, black, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing about 200 pounds, wearing a dark coat and blue jeans.

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information in c/w this incident to contact the Fourth District Detective Bureau at 216.623.5418.

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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