Cleveland: ME says one pursuit victim shot 24 times

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CLEVELAND -- The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner says one of the victims from Thursday's Cleveland police pursuit was shot 24 times.

Spokesman Powell Caesar says Malissa Williams, 30, the passenger in the car, was shot a total of 24 times.

She was shot in the head, neck, trunk and left arm, according to Caesar.

The Medical Examiner's Office has officially declared it a "homicide."

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They say the results are not back yet on the driver, Timothy Ray Russell, 43.

The office is also awaiting trace evidence results as to whether or not he had gunshot residue on his hands.





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