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Cleveland: Man killed chasing robbery suspects

2:25 PM, Jan 5, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- Cleveland police are investigating a robbery on Kinsman Avenue at Well's Fashions Clothing store that left one man dead.

Around 7:55 p.m. Friday, police received a call for a robbery and a man shot at Well's Fashions Clothing Store on Kinsman Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound to the chest. EMS took the victim to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries.    

The preliminary investigation reveals that two suspects attempted to rob the store and, as the suspects were fleeing the victim, a store employee pursued the suspects. 

While chasing the suspects, the victim was shot by one of the suspects.  

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information this incident to contact the Homicide Unit at 216.623.5464.

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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